Spreadsheets are perhaps the simplest form of a database and are excellent tools for introducing students to using technology for analysis.  This lesson plan provides an introduction to using databases with a very simple spreadsheet that provides data about homes sold in a given area.

Students will learn about filtering, sorting, and other spreadsheet commands.

  • Subject Areas: Any
  • Materials Required: Virtual classroom or other screen sharing tool, or a large screen display with a computer.
  • Time Needed: Typically an entire class period.

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