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Database Design 1-2: Data vs. Information Practice Activities Objectives Distinguish between data and information, and provide examples of each Describe and give an example of how data becomes information Vocabulary Identify the vocabulary word for each definition below. Database A collection of data arranged for ease and speed of search and retrieval. Data Raw material, from which you can draw conclusions Information Knowledge, intelligence, a particular piece of data with a special meaning or function Try It / Solve It 1. List specific data that the school collects about each student. What information could be gathered using all the student data? i GPA for each school semester, the school’s average GPA. 2. Review an online database such as: a. Write examples of data and information related to one of the sites.
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