Cause and effect is the idea that a certain action results because of another action. It is basically the idea that all actions have consequences, whether good or bad. The correlation of one event to another. More » Art & Literature Literature

To teach cause and effect, give concrete examples of how cause and effect works, and allow the students to practice with their own scenarios. Explain that there are consequences for actions and provide a list of causes s... More » Education K-12 K-12 Curriculum

One example of false cause and effect is using the scientific observation that increased temperature correlates with increased pressure to make the assumption that temperature causes pressure. Another example is observin... More » World View Philosophy Logic & Reasoning
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