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146 resources with the concept databases

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Changes Over Time — Microfossils in Blake’s Nose

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Scientists study sediment cores to understand climate and life throughout the history of the Earth. An interactive lesson has scholars access research data in order to better understand to which time periods specific micro-fossils...
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Beetles, Mites, Cockroaches Oh My!—Insect Collection Tour

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Field Museum houses 12 million insects. Brain Scoop presents the insect collection at the Field Museum as part of its Insect playlist. From brilliant purple beetles to tiny mites, all the way to giant cockroaches, the organization of...
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Storing Android Accelerometer Data: App Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There's an app for that! Pupils learn to build an app that will store data on an Android. The lesson introduces class members to the tiny database, TinyDB, for Android devices. A video tutorial provides an example that uses the TinyDB in...
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Computing: Databases Unplugged

For Teachers 4th - 11th
How do databases store and retrieve information? The activities in the resource provide fundamental concepts of databases by introducing an approach that teaches the basics without using computers. The pupils act as the actual data that...
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Digging Up Dinosaurs

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students research dinosaurs using text, software, and Internet resources while role playing as paleontologists. They place the information from their research in databases and publish an illustrated page about their findings.
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European Elevation Sort

For Teachers 6th
Given a prepared database of European countries, sixth graders sort the countries in ascending order by elevation and identify the five countries with the highest elevations. This cross-curricular lesson plan combines elements of...
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Metrically Me!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students define the parts of a database, search strategies to locate information electronically, create/modify databases, etc. and enter data into a prepared spreadsheet to perform calculations.
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Escape Velocity

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders create/use spreadsheets to solve real-world problems, explore patterns, make predictions, select/explain most appropriate types of graph to display data, use information to create product, and have basic understanding of...
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European Database - Filtering

For Teachers 6th
An interesting lesson on finding information in a large database awaits your 6th graders. They complete worksheets embedded in the plan that require finding specific information regarding European countries. In order to answer the...
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Finding Your Way in the World Wide Web

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Researchers practice grouping items to explore the concept of a database. They apply these concepts to the WWW search engine format and consider why it is important to enter the most specific information.
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The 50 States

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use a database to gather information on the United States. Using this information, they try to describe the settlement patterns in the various states. They enter additional information into the database and use queries to...
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Discourse Communities Lesson Two: Finding Genres

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Introduce your learners to databases in order to perform research. Spend a day in the library looking for various publications that covers each person's topic of choice. The topic is not the focus, though; encourage readers to find a...
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Self Advocacy

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students determine the procedures for facilitate a self-advocacy meeting. They enter information about the meetings in a database which they include in a letter summarizes the meeting.
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Review of the United States of America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research and compile information for each US state. They write a paragraph on one of the topics found within the database comparing at least 2 states. They create a database with the information they collected about each US state
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Organizing our Favorite Books

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students identify the title and author of stories. They create a database that supplies both graphic and written information to identify a book.
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Kinzi Deaf Alumni

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use data of school alumni to create a database. The lesson plan uses technology and access to a computer lab is essential. The concepts of graphing statistics is also used to help teach across the curriculum.
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Land or Sea?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders access a database to search for desired information, using "and" or "or" connectors where necessary. They choose a connector and search a prepared database of European countries to locate which countries border certain...
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States Database Searching and Sorting

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders search and sort prepared databases for information to use in classroom projects, locate, gather, evaluate, organize, and analyze information.
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What Does George W. Bush Have in Common With Past U.S. Presidents?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discover what it takes to become President of the United States. Using a database, they complete a scavenger hunt to determine what George W. Bush has in common with past Presidents. They also create a spreadsheet which...
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Get Ready For Some Football

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders compare and contrast the totals from two national football teams for the year. Using the internet, they search for the information they need and create a data bar graph. They use the information they collected to answer...
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Exploring National Flags

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the importance of flags throughout the world. Examining different countries, they determine the geographical and historical contributions in the past and modern times. They compare and contrast the flags of five...
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How Much Do You Burn?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discover their weight relative to the other children in their class. They determine how many calories they burn through exercise and compare it with their classmates. Using the internet, they calculate their body mass index...
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Dino-Facts!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use a database to gather facts about dinosaurs. They practice searching about specific dinosaurs that are of interest to them. To end the instructional activity, they write a story describing the behaviors, eating habits, and...
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What Do They Have In Common?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use a database to gather information on the United States last five Presidents. Using the information, they identify their similarities and differences and what characteristics made them a good leader. In further detail,...