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Contents Tool Factory Database V3 Main Menu
Grade: K-12
Required products: Tool Factory Database V2
After booting the program the Main Menu appears. Select from the 3 options, depending on the target teaching objective.

Change a Database Use this option when teaching students to collect data. Open an existing database and add new fields, change the layout, or enter data.

Make a Database Choose this option when teaching students to build a database from scratch.

Look at a Database Select this when doing charting, graphing, and sorting in an existing database. Students will not be able to change fields or enter data if this option is selected. This keeps the class on task and eliminates distractions. It also protects the data from being changed.

To return to the Main Menu after working in Tool Factory Database, click the MENU icon in the toolbar.
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