Sources of Data and Information Primary 4

 

Subject :Basic Science & Technology

 

Class : Pry 4

 

Topic:Data and information

Content

Data are unprocessed facts that have no meaning to the user until after computer processing. Data are inputs to the computer. They are raw data

Examples of data

numbers;1,2,3,…..,
alphabets;a,b,c,….,
Symbols;N,%,+,-,…..

Data may be discrète or continuous

Information is a processed fact that has meaning to the user.This is what comes out after data have been processed.Information is an output from the computer.

Examples of information

The rate of criminality in Niger Delta

The number of covid 19 patients in Nigeria

The GDP of Nigeria year 2020

 

Sources of information
The following are sources of information:
i.Radio
ii.Television

iii.Newspapers

iv.Computers

v.Magazines

vi.Notice boards

Vii. Internet

 

 

 

Evaluation
1.State the meaning of data and information.

2.Mention four Sources of information.

3.Data are _____facts.

4.Information is a/an ______fact.


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