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# Correlation and Causation

## Correlation means that two trends go together; causation means that one of those trends causes the other.

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## Correlation and Causation

Examines the difference between correlation and causation.
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## Correlation vs. Causation: How to Tell the Difference

Discusses the difference between correlation and causation, especially when applied to scoring websites. (Some of the examples in the video does reference HTML tags and other web programming terminology.)
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## Correlation or Causation?

A website on how to create and test a hypothesis.
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## Correlation and Causation Quiz

Quiz on Correlation and Causation
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• Critical Thinking

## Correlation and Causation Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Correlation and Causation.
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• Real World Application

## Pearly Wisdom

Students will look at the effects of ocean acidification on oysters and corals, find similarities between growing ocean acidification and ocean circulation, look at current science research in this field, and explore other potential challenges to the ocean's chemistry.
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## Correlation and Causation Mind Map

Illustrated mind map for Correlation and Causation.
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