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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

BBC News - Technology
Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps down
Multi-billionaire Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps aside to focus on product engineering, as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz are named as co-chief executives.
09/19/2014 12:14 AM

Users frustrated by Apple iOS update
Apple iPhone and iPad users take to social media to express their frustration over installing the company's latest software update.
09/18/2014 04:27 PM

US military contractors hit by hacks
A US Senate report suggests hackers associated with the Chinese government broke into computers of airlines and ships.
09/18/2014 01:54 PM

Skin printer and bee probe win award
A printer that creates fake skin to help burn victims heal, kit to check the health of bees and a solar-powered portable cooker win 2014's national Dyson awards.
09/17/2014 11:10 PM

eBay attack puts its buyers at risk
A sophisticated attack on eBay compromises at least two listings so that users who click on them are redirected to a fake page that attempts to steal their credentials.
09/17/2014 03:32 PM

NewsCorp: Google platform for piracy
NewsCorp's chief executive writes strongly worded letter calling for a tougher approach from the EU to search giant Google.
09/18/2014 11:21 AM

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