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Spreadsheets Run the World
Fail to plan, plan to fail. Spreadsheets such as Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets are great tools to help you keep track of your life. It only takes 1 day to gain a lifetime's worth of self-management. Get started today!
Section
Rovers, Scouts, Ventures
Estimated Time Required
1 hour
Days Left
Ended
Challenge Peroid
14 Jun 21 - 27 Jun 21
You Will Need
  • Microsoft Excel
--or--
  • Google Sheets
Before You Begin...
Please make sure you follow all prevailing safe management measures. These challenges are designed so that they could be completed with no physical contact with others.
Instructions

Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel have largely the same functionalities and most Excel skills are transferrable to Google Sheets. Use the following resources to learn about Microsoft Excel or to get help and tips:

For Starters:

For Help and Tips:

Use the following resources if you need further help with Google Sheets:

 

You may also use other relevant resources of your choice such as Youtube videos or guidebooks.

 

Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets. Collect at least 10 rows of data of your choice and analyse it using different preset functions. Possible data to be collected includes but is not limited to your finances, fitness regime, badge attainment, or a general survey to your friends, etc.

Make use of Excel functions to process and analyse your data:

Please submit the XLS file as evidence of your participation

 

Reflection Questions

1) How did the spreadsheet programmes such as Excel or Google Sheets help you to track and monitor your data?

2) In what other areas of your personal or Scouting life can you utilise spreadsheets?

For Rovers:

Refer to https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B5hDRixvn12bYXk3MHhqd05YTDA for the Rover Journey

You Will Be Assessed By
  • Use of functions
  • Quality of data recorded
  • Use of graphs
  • Submission of reflection
This challenge counts towards [?]
Computer

Be able to illustrate applications of modern applications and functions of a computer

This challenge only constitutes partial completion of the badge. Please check with your leaders for more infomation
Rover Journey

RS1205 – Importance of Financial Planning

This challenge only constitutes partial completion of the badge. Please check with your leaders for more infomation
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