Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Content description VCCCTR036

Critical and Creative Thinking / Levels 7 and 8 / Reasoning
Content description
Investigate the difference between a description, an explanation and a correlation and scepticism about cause and effect
Elaborations
  1. identifying reasons for possible scepticism about cause and effect such as a sample size that is too small or an exaggerated claim, for example, a marketing claim that someone’s relationship success is due to one particular product
  2. examining maps to identify spatial patterns and discussing why a mere association, for example between liveability indicators such as housing density and access to shopping centres or train stations, does not in itself show a particular cause and effect
Code
VCCCTR036
Curriculum resources and support
Find related teaching and learning resources in FUSE*
Find related curriculum resources on the VCAA resources site
*Disclaimer about use of these sites

Go to Critical and Creative Thinking curriculum

Scroll to the top of the page