In this engaging and interactive digital lesson, the learners will receive direct instruction and practice designing basic queries as they query data to find answers, save queries for future use, and share data by creating and printing reports.
Estimated Time:10 minutes
Score Type:Automatically Graded
Available Languages: English, Spanish
Vocabulary: Boolean operator, data, data analysis, data table, database, datasheet, dialog box, field, filter, query, report, table, toolbar
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The database lessons incorporate information about our solar system by following two robots from the fictional company S-SPACE (Solar System Planets Are Cool Enterprises) on their mission to find the perfect location to build a S-SPACE City. This lesson’s setting is Mars (which turns out to be the best planet for a new S-SPACE City). You might want to show and discuss facts about Mars with students before they take the EasyTech lesson.
The lesson introduction shows an animated Mars Rover. You might want to discuss the real Mars Rover and its research significance with students before they take the lesson.
Student should know that the word query is another word for question.
You might want to explain that in databases, queries are similar to filters except that students can name and save queries for future use. Queries can use data from tables or other queries.