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Unit 7.5 - Data Handling

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Unit 7.1 - Using ICT

Excel challenge games

Revise ICT challenge
Pick a game from the extensive collection of spreadsheet games available from the games and quizzes database. Fling the Teacher, Penalty Shootout, Walk the Plank and more!

Access Penalty Shootout

Penalty Shootout game
Test your Access skills with this Penalty Shootout challenge. One or two player game where you have to get questions correct to try and score a penalty. Do you know enough?

Access challenge games

Revise ICT challenge
Pick a game from the extensive collection of database games available from the games and quizzes database. Fling the Teacher, Penalty Shootout (as above), Walk the Plank and more!

Interactive quizzes for Unit 7.5 from

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As with other units of work, produce an excellent collection of quick-fire, accessible and useful quizzes linked directly to key vocabulary and knowledge. Ideal for starters!

Introduction to Access

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Introductory tutorial that introduces students to the basics of Microsoft Access. Includes introduction and three tasks that encourage students to explore the key features (quite literally) of Access.

Introduction to databases from

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Excellent unit of work to help students develop database skills - two introductory lessons leading onto a main database project called 'the online shopping project'. Top quality!

Additional Unit 7.5 materials from

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First class collection of materials including schemes of work, downloadable resources and (best of all) interactive games linked directly to Unit 7.5. An essential visit!

Unit 7.5 guidance and resources from Kirklees Ednet

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As with the rest of their ICT site, this section dedicated to Unit 7.5 is excellent - clear and extremely useful with downloadable resources that can be used directly in the classroom.

BBC Technology News

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