Item Number: INT-MISSION
Technology Integration: Language Arts, Math, Science, Visual Arts
Technology Skill: Database, Graphics, Photo Editing
Program: Access, Microsoft Office, Paint
Introduction to Database Lesson Plans: Teacher Guide, Printable Student Workbook, Paperless Worksheets, Extension Activities
Handouts and Assessment Tools: TechnoMission Parent Letter, TechnoMission Certificate, Summary of Skills Checklist, Table Marking Sheet, Form Marking Sheet, Report Marking Sheet
Introduction to Microsoft Access Samples and Templates: 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.
Introduction to Database Extension Activities
- 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.