In this Case Assignment, you will learn how to sort data and apply simple mathematic operations using Excel and a real database maintained by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
The Centers for Disease Control contains many interactive datasets for public use. For this Case Assignment, you will apply basic Excel functions to a spreadsheet generated by the CDC on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity. Use the Excel Tutorial to learn the steps required for each part of the Case Assignment. Use the optional readings in your Background page to locate additional Excel help and tutorials.
Your assignment consists of three parts:
Sort the data on the spreadsheet to answer the following questions:
Save each sort and submit it as a worksheet in your Excel workbook. Label each worksheet.
Use the linked map generated by this data set to answer the following questions:
Answer the questions for Parts I and II on a Word document. Use complete sentences. Create a workbook to show your sorting results for Part I as individual worksheets. For example, Worksheet 1 should be titled “Percent Sort;” Worksheet 2 should be title “Sample Size Sort;” and Worksheet 3, “Calculations.” Part III should be submitted as a PowerPoint presentation containing at least 4 slides including the Title slide, Table slide, Map slide, and References slide.
In summary, upload the following into the Case 3 dropbox by the module due date:
1 Word Document
1 Excel workbook with 3 worksheets
1 PowerPoint presentation with 4 slides