Data for action

In this lesson you will investigate a problem that you can solve yourself. You'll take your first steps towards this by working through the earlier stages of the PPDAC investigative cycle.

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is meant by a correlation?

1/3

Q2.The visualisation below plots life expectancy (y-axis) against time (x-axis). What type of correlation does this visualisation show from 1949 onwards?

2/3

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.

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is meant by a correlation?

1/3

Q2.The visualisation below plots life expectancy (y-axis) against time (x-axis). What type of correlation does this visualisation show from 1949 onwards?

2/3

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.

3/3

Video

Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:

  • Click "Close Video"
  • Click "Next" to view the activity

Your video will re-appear on the next page, and will stay paused in the right place.

Worksheet

These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the ‘Resume Video’ icon. If you are asked to add answers to the slides, first download or print out the worksheet. Once you have finished all the tasks, click ‘Next’ below.

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Data for action –

Helping you to assess what you have learnt throughout this lesson

Q1.Which of the following is the correct order of the investigative cycle?

1/3

Q2.In which step of the cycle would you pose the question(s) that you will use data to help you answer?

2/3

Q3.In which step of the cycle would you predict an answer to the question(s). Find a data set or make a plan to collect the data.

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Data for action –

Helping you to assess what you have learnt throughout this lesson

Q1.Which of the following is the correct order of the investigative cycle?

1/3

Q2.In which step of the cycle would you pose the question(s) that you will use data to help you answer?

2/3

Q3.In which step of the cycle would you predict an answer to the question(s). Find a data set or make a plan to collect the data.

3/3

Lesson summary: Data for action

It looks like you have not completed one of the quizzes.

To share your results with your teacher please complete one of the quizzes.

Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
Walk

On the spot:
Dance

The next lesson in:
Data Science
is:
Clean it up

Browse Oak's lessons: