Item Number: INT-MISSION

Technology Integration: Language Arts, Math, Science, Visual Arts

Technology Skill: Database, Graphics, Photo Editing

Program: Access, Internet Explorer, Paint

Includes: Microsoft Access Lesson Plans, Teacher Guide, Printable Student Workbook, Paperless Worksheets, Review Questions, Extension Activities, TechnoMission Parent Letter, TechnoMission Certificate, Summary of Skills Checklist, Table Marking Sheet, Form Marking Sheet, Report Marking Sheet, Space Exploration Database (database includes 55 space missions), Mission Patch Sample, Mission Patches Presentation, Astronaut Space Suit Templates, Space Ship Template, Planets Database Sample, Food Groups Database Sample

Session 1: Space Exploration

Study the Space Exploration database and learn to filter and view records.

Session 2: Join TechnoNASA

Edit a picture to be included in a data entry in a database record.

Session 3: Cyberspace Mission

Research information about a chosen topic, using the internet.

Session 4: Build a Table

Build a data table in a new database.

Session 5: Design a Form

Create a form to add records from collected research data.

Session 6: Generate a Report

Categorize information about the topic in a summary report.

Optional Access Lesson Plans

About Space Missions: Practice filtering records.
Sort and Find Records: Learn advanced skills.
Blast Off! Review photo editing skills.
Make a Mission Patch: Design your own patch.
The Moon, Mars, and Beyond: Try Internet searches.
My Family: Create a family database.

Build an Access Database
Filter and Read Database Records
Fun Photo Editing Activity
Generate an Access Report

Construct a Simple Database using Microsoft Access Lesson Plans

Integrate technology into a problem solving and data management unit. Or choose a topic related to a language arts, science, social studies, geography, or history for a cross-curricular project.

  • View, find, sort, filter, and add records in a database
  • Superimpose two images using digital tools
  • Plan and organize the topic of a database
  • Use search engines to research information
  • Build a new database
  • Create a table and set field properties to store data
  • Design a data entry form
  • Organize categorical data in a database form
  • Produce a report that groups and sorts records
  • Revise the content and layout of a database object

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Integrate database skills into curriculum with Microsoft Access lesson plans. Students follow the detailed instructions in TechnoMission to learn how to construct a simple database.

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