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Lesson 5 - Patterns and Spreadsheets


To encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning about Patterns and Spreadsheets, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.



Create patterns using spreadsheets and compare the growth.


Builds Upon

Student Book page 20

Instructions for Use


Examining Weather Data prompts your child to use spreadsheet software to identify patterns.

To use Examining Weather Data, click on a cell to edit or add new data. Use the buttons on the left to sort the data by different categories. Use the 'Calculate' button to update the mean, maximum, and minimum. Use the 'Clear' button to clear contents and the 'Reset' button to return the original values.