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Welcome to the project walk through section on databases. As you learn about how to use Microsoft Access to create a database, your teacher may also set you a project to complete, or it may be useful for you to make one up for yourself. e.g. you may want to create a database to manage a small business, or set up a database that manages customers signing up to go to an event. Thinking of a project idea to put your skills to use will be a great chance to show what you have learned.
The database software we will be using is Microsoft Access. It's worth knowing that 'Open Office' is the Microsoft equivalent, and it's free! After completing this, you can go through the different tests and test yourself on what you've learned!
What can you do?
So what can you do with a database? A lot! Most places, including schools, hospitals, libraries, compaines and most places you can think of utitilise a database in some way. You may want to kick start your learning by doing some flipped learning.
Here are some useful links if you want to get even better at Microsoft Access