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1 1. Turn your computer on 2. If there is a Excel shortcut icon on you desktop, double click it 3. If there is no shortcut, click, or, or. then, or, then, then click 4. If is on your screen close it by clicking the x 5. Youre now ready to begin creating a spreadsheet in Excel 6. Name it exercise 1 and save it on your desktop for now. Microsoft Excel is a computer application used for organizing and analyzing data in a tabular form as well as creating graphs from data.

2 (Hit the Esc key after viewing to return to the lesson) Lets get started with the first video, an overview of the application:

3 Lets get started! 1. Open Excel as explained in the previous video: a. click the start button on the bottom left corner of your screen b. click the programs option, then, then 2. Before getting to involved, lets create a place to save our work and save it a. first minimize whats there by clicking the - in the upper right of each item) then right click on your desktop click new and folder b. right click on your new folder, click on Rename and name it Excel Stuff c. maximize your Excel workbook by clicking on (bottom of screen) d. Save (Ctrl+S keys), click, click and change the name of the file to Exercise One 3. The top ribbon on your file should look pretty close to this:

4 Lets continue with the second video, an overview of the application: (Hit the Esc key after viewing to return to the lesson)

5 Menu This last button on the Menu bar may be the most important button! Help Click Help (under the File tab) or the F1 key, or the button to access the built in help options Microsoft Office Online Click Microsoft Office Online if you are connected to the Internet. This is the mother of all help places. In your workbook, under the Home tab, click on the button (bottom right corner of each function area; i.e., Font, and see what you can do.

6 Working in Excel: Exercise One 1. In your Exercise One workbook, type Unit 1 in the B2 cell and hit the Enter key 2. Highlight it and then see how you can change it by placing the mouse/cursor over the various functions in the Font area of the ribbon. 3. Explore some of the many things that can be done in an Excel workbook by doing what was done in the previous video to your workbook. 4. For now, the only change you should make is make the entry in the B2 cell bold, size 22, and in the Arial font style. 5. Be sure to save your work!

7 Lets continue with the third video, an overview of the application: (Hit the Esc key after viewing to return to the lesson)

8 Lets continue with the fourth video, an overview of the application: (Hit the Esc key after viewing to return to the lesson)

9 1.In your Exercise One workbook, use the quick access tool bar to activate the following: new, open, print preview and print, and spelling. It should look like this: 2. Experiment with the functions; i.e., 'zoom in/out, mentioned in the second video 3. Submit a document that you name Working in Excel: Exercise Two to your teacher in which you define the following as they relate to working in Excel: row, column, cell, and mouse pointer and include an explanation as to how and why the mouse pointer changes its appearance 4. Click on the Insert tab 5. Click on Clip Art type dictionary in the Search box and click 6. Double click on the image you like and then resize it (drag a corner to the middle) and/or click and drag it where it looks good on sheet one of your workbook 7. Save your work! Working in Excel: Exercise Two

10 Lets continue with the fifth video, an overview of the application: (Hit the Esc key after viewing to return to the lesson)

11 Working in Excel: Exercise Three 1. In your exercise one workbook click the sheet 2 button, right click on it and click Rename and name it Exercise Three, then right click on Tab color and click on a color you like. Click on the sheet 1 button to see the change 2. Go back to the Exercise Three sheet. Click the Home button, change the font to Arial, size to 18 and click the B (bold) button. 3. Type Excel Grades in cell A1 and hit enter 4. Type ex1 in cell A2, ex2 in cell A3, thruex9 in A10 5. With the cursor on row 2, right click and click insert and a new row will appear 6. In cell B2 type Grade and then enter the grades shown here in cells B3 thru B11 7. Save your work and submit it for grading.

12 Lets continue with the sixth video, an overview of the application: (Hit the Esc key after viewing to return to the lesson)

13 Working in Excel: Exercise Four 1. In your Exercise One workbook, Exercise 3 sheet, click the Insert tab in the ribbon 2. Drag the cursor over cells A2-B11 (they will be highlighted) 3. In the Chart area of the ribbon select a type and a chart of the data will appear, then click on a few styles to see the changes in the chart…and pick one. 4. Click on and drag the chart nearer your data then save and submit your work with a new name of Exercise Four. 5. Enter 90 in cell B10 and note how the chart changes! Now, use the undo button to return to 70 being in cell B Click on the chart and then explore the various types of charts you can create by clicking on the choices and options in the Chart area of the ribbon.

14 Lets continue with the seventh video, an overview of the application: (Hit the Esc key after viewing to return to the lesson)

15 Working in Excel: Exercise Five 1. Open your Exercise Four spreadsheet, press Ctrl and A to select all of it. 2. Click on the very top row of icons to open a new workbook 3. Press Ctrl and V to paste all of Exercise Four content into the new workbook and the press Ctrl and S (or click on in the top row of icons) to save your new workbook. Name it Exercise Five and save it in the folder with your other workbook. 4. In cell B2 type Me, in C2 type John, in D2 type Paul, in E2 type George and in F2 type Ringo. Highlight these cells and center them ( iin the Alignment area of the ribbon) and make them bold. 5. Enter whatever grades you wish for John, Paul, George, and Ringo for all the exercises and save your work. In the Font area of the ribbon, select (all borders). Highlight cells A2 thru F11 and click on and save your work 6. Make a graph for your new data field and save your work.

16 Working in Excel: Exercise Five (continued) After dragging the new chart to the right of the data, this is how mine looks: Save and submit your work to your teacher for grading.

17 Lets continue with the eighth video, an overview of the application: (Hit the Esc key after viewing to return to the lesson)

18 Working in Excel: Exercise Six 1.Open your Exercise Five file and save it as Exercise Six. 2.Use the lesson from the previous video to change the font face and size (resize columns as needed), then save your work 3.Change the background color of your ODD numbered rows to a light blue and change the FONT color, in those rows, to a mellow yellow, then save your work.

19 Lets continue with the ninth video, an overview of the application: (Hit the Esc key after viewing to return to the lesson)

20 Working in Excel: Exercise Six (continued) 4. Highlight (drag the cursor fromB3 to B12) cells B3 to B12 5.Click the Sum button and the sum will be 829 in B12 6.Click in cell B12 and will appear in the formula bar. 7.Total the number grade for John, Paul, George and Ringo 8.In row 13, find the average for all the people by dividing their totals by nine. The total for Me is 829 so in cell B13 type and the average is 9.Save your work and submit to the teacher for grading. 10. The next two videos are reviews of what you already know with a bit of more depth with new knowledge to learn…enjoy!

21 Lets continue with the tenth video, an overview of the application: (Hit the Esc key after viewing to return to the lesson)

22 Lets continue with the eleventh video, an overview of the application: (Hit the Esc key after viewing to return to the lesson)

23 Lets continue with the twelfth video, an overview of the application: (Hit the Esc key after viewing to return to the lesson)

24 SELF ASSESSEMENT you have mastered Brainstorm (with classmates, friends, instructors, or…) and create your own self assessment. Create a project using the tools of this unit of study that will show the world, or at least yourself and instructor, what you have mastered concerning the content of this unit. Consult your instructor as needed. Working with Excel: Self Assessment

25 Final Exam Create, save, and submit a spreadsheet with this data from the U.S. Department of Labor (http://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.txt, 05/13/13). It concerns incomehttp://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.txt and level of education. Include at one least appropriate graphic, at least one graph, an appropriate title and a brief essay of your conclusion of what the data teaches.


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