Creating a paper-based database

In this lesson, we will create record cards and add data to them. We will then attempt to sort the cards and use those cards to answer questions.

Video

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

Creating a Paper-Based Database

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Q1.What is a database?

1/3

Q2.What does each card represent in a paper-file database?

2/3

Q3.Each record card contains data written under headings. These headings are:

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Creating a Paper-Based Database

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is a database?

1/3

Q2.What does each card represent in a paper-file database?

2/3

Q3.Each record card contains data written under headings. These headings are:

3/3

Lesson summary: Creating a paper-based database

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