6. Fields

Each table contains a lot of records.

A record is made up of lots of individual pieces of information. Look at Wonder Woman's record: it stores her first name, last name, address, city and age.

Each of these individual pieces of information in a record is called a 'field'.

DEFINITION: a 'field' is one piece of data or information about a person or thing.

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1. What fields can you find about Tweety Bird?

2. What fields do you think would be stored in your student record in the school database?

3. What fields would be stored in a book record in the school library database?


Challenge see if you can find out one extra fact on this topic that we haven't already told you

Click on this link: Database Fields




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