# Correlation and Causation

#### What's Included

• Smart Notebooks Presentation
• Activ Inspire Flipchart
• Lesson Plan
• Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
• Differentiated Worksheet

# Correlation and Causation

Students use and plot scatter graphs to understand how correlation may not imply mean causation.  As learning progresses students look for external factors that may explain correlation.
##### Differentiated Learning Objectives
• All students should be able to recognise when one variable causes a change in another.
• Most students should be able to understand the limitations of scatter graphs in identifying causal relationships.
• Some students should be able to suggest reasons for lack of causality between variables despite correlation being apparent.

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