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Grade 4 Technology          Ms. Pirtle        March 2012
What is PowerPoint? PowerPoint helps you  create presentations It is a Microsoft Office  application An application is ...
How Do You Know It’s aPowerPoint File? By the file extension! .ppt .pptx
What is Excel?• Excel helps you create  graphs and tables• It can help you do math!• Excel is a Microsoft  Office applicat...
How Do You Know It’s an ExcelFile? • By the File Extension! • .xls • .xlsx
Your Mission Today you will    Create a chart in Excel    Embed it into PowerPoint
Here’s How First, find and click to open the file: 5 Largest Cities  Data.xlsx Excel from your Desktop
Find and Click on Your Spreadsheet         Each tab is a Spreadsheet!         Don’t see yours? Click here!
Next, You’ll Select Cells A1 through B6Cell A-1Cell B-6
Next, Choose:InsertColumn2-D Column
Now You Have Your Chart!
Let’s Add Some LabelsRight click on a Bar                       Choose Add Data Labels
Now, we see how many peopleare in each city!              Population of 5 Largest Cities in Massachusetts  700,000        ...
Finally, you may want to change the color of  your chart....First, be sure to select your    Next, choose the Design tab P...
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  1. 1. Grade 4 Technology Ms. Pirtle March 2012
  2. 2. What is PowerPoint? PowerPoint helps you create presentations It is a Microsoft Office application An application is also called a Software Program
  3. 3. How Do You Know It’s aPowerPoint File? By the file extension! .ppt .pptx
  4. 4. What is Excel?• Excel helps you create graphs and tables• It can help you do math!• Excel is a Microsoft Office application• An application is also called a Software Program
  5. 5. How Do You Know It’s an ExcelFile? • By the File Extension! • .xls • .xlsx
  6. 6. Your Mission Today you will  Create a chart in Excel  Embed it into PowerPoint
  7. 7. Here’s How First, find and click to open the file: 5 Largest Cities Data.xlsx Excel from your Desktop
  8. 8. Find and Click on Your Spreadsheet Each tab is a Spreadsheet! Don’t see yours? Click here!
  9. 9. Next, You’ll Select Cells A1 through B6Cell A-1Cell B-6
  10. 10. Next, Choose:InsertColumn2-D Column
  11. 11. Now You Have Your Chart!
  12. 12. Let’s Add Some LabelsRight click on a Bar Choose Add Data Labels
  13. 13. Now, we see how many peopleare in each city! Population of 5 Largest Cities in Massachusetts 700,000 617,594 600,000 571,281 500,000 400,000 Population of 5 Largest Cities in 300,000 Massachusetts 200,000 181,045 153,060 106,519 100,000 0 Boston South Boston Worcester Springfield Lowell
  14. 14. Finally, you may want to change the color of your chart....First, be sure to select your Next, choose the Design tab Pick your color and stylechart . Click on its border sothat it turns gray
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