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# Correlation and Causation

## Correlation means that two trends go together; correlation 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 and Causation

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Examines the difference between correlation and causation.

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## Correlation and Causation

Examines the difference between correlation and causation.

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## Correlation and Causation

Examines the difference between correlation and causation.

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## Correlation and Causation

by Nancy Strand //basic

Examines the difference between correlation and causation.

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## Correlation and Causation

Examines the difference between correlation and causation.

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## Correlation vs. Cause and Effect

Learn about the difference between correlation and cause by looking at several headlines. Try to apply what you learn from this video to headlines that you see everyday.

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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 and Causality

by CK-12 //basic

Distinguishes between correlation and causality and their implications.An eye-opening video that illustrates how causality and correlation is not the same thing and how it's misconstrued to a large extent in health articles.

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## Correlation vs. Causality and Polio

by CK-12 //basic

Ice cream causes polio? Explanation on how a correlation became a false causation.

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## Correlation vs. Causality: Interpreting Correlations

by CK-12 //basic

Do police cause crime? Do umbrellas cause rain? This video examines the dangers of making causations by interpreting correlations

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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 - MS ES

by CK-12 //basic

Reviews the difference between correlation and causation.

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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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## Correlation And Causation Pre Read

To build and enhance understanding of the relationships between key words and to practice useful skills for designing information architecture using the Card Sort strategy.

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## Correlation And Causation Post Read

This Possible Sentences strategy activates prior knowledge of specific science content by creating sentences using pairs of key vocabulary words.

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• Real World Application

## Ice Cream Causes Polio

by CK-12 //basic

Correlation means that two trends are going in the same or opposite direction. One may cause the other, both may be caused by a third factor, or they may be unrelated.

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## 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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## 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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## Ocean Acidification

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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## 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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## Earthquake Country

by CK-12 //basic

Explores the increase in earthquakes in Oklahoma and the hypothesis that they are caused by the injection of fracking fluids into the ground.

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## What is the Meaning of Life?

by CK-12 //basic

Discusses the meaning of life from a scientific point of view, also causation and correlation.

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• Mind Map

## Correlation and Causation Mind Map

Illustrated mind map for Correlation and Causation.

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• Study Guide

## Correlation and Causation Study Guide

This study guide summarizes the key points of Correlation and Causation. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.

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## Correlation and Causation

This article explains the difference between correlation and causation, and provides real world examples.

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• Flashcards

## Correlation and Causation Flashcards

These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Correlation and Causation.

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