What is data?
Pupils learn about data by researching data about a person of their choosing and exploring ways data can be grouped. They consider the data that might be held about them and look at examples of data misuse by organisations.
- To understand what data is
- To classify data
- To identify ways that data might be used
You will need
- Lesson plan
- Lesson slides
- Student handouts
- Who might have my data?
- Examples of data
Printouts of slides, terms and conditions from popular app or website (optional)
Introduction: Who am I? (10 minutes)
What is data? (20 minutes)
How can data be used? (20 minutes)
How is data collected? (10 minutes)
Opportunities for assessment