Spooky Data – Learning about Databases

This resource uses the witch trials as the context to develop learners’ data literacy skills and to introduce the idea of a database.

The Survey of Scottish Witchcraft Database is used as the primary data source.  Learners will search the database and use different maps to follow the stories of different people involved in the trials.

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The Boy at the Back of the Class – Using Data

This activity provides data learning opportunities for classes reading ‘The Boy At The Back Of The Class’ by Onjali Q. Raúf.

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Gapminder Cards – Data to Challenge our Assumptions

A card game to help us understand how we can use data to challenge our assumptions about our communities and cities.

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Useful Datasets for Data Education in Schools

A wide range of useful datasets that can support data education in schools.

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