ERIC Number: EJ458326
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
A "Handy" Database Activity for the Middle School Classroom.
Browning, Christine A.; Channell, Dwayne E.
Arithmetic Teacher, v40 n4 p235-38 Dec 1992
Describes an activity that introduces students to the use of database software to collect and interpret data. Asks middle school students to collect personal information regarding their dominant hand, eye, and thumb. Students use FIND and AND commands to create tables and respond to questions related to the data. (MDH)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Courseware, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Databases, Enrichment Activities, Fractions, Learning Activities, Mathematical Enrichment, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Microcomputers, Middle Schools, Percentage, Predictive Measurement, Predictor Variables, Statistics, Student Characteristics, Tables (Data)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A