# Data for action

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will investigate a problem that we can solve by ourselves. We will take our first steps towards this by working through the earlier stages of the PPDAC investigative cycle.

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## Starter quiz

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### 3 Questions

Q1.
What is meant by a correlation?
Correct answer: The relationship between two or more variables
When data is placed in a graph
When there is a set of data that doesn’t lie in the normal or expected range
When there is an upward trend in a graph
Q2.
The visualisation below plots life expectancy (y-axis) against time (x-axis). What type of correlation does this visualisation show from 1949 onwards?
Negative
Neutral
No correlation is visible
Q3.
The following graph shows the annual average temperatures recorded by a weather station over a period of 20 years. Identify the outlier in the data.
Point A
Point B
Point D

## Exit quiz

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### 3 Questions

Q1.
Which of the following is the correct order of the investigative cycle?
Conclusion, plan, problem, data, analysis
Plan, problem, analysis, data, conclusion
Problem, data, plan, analysis, conclusion
Correct answer: Problem, plan, data, analysis, conclusion
Q2.
In which step of the cycle would you pose the question(s) that you will use data to help you answer?
Analysis
Data
Plan