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Assessing IaS 2 Correlation and cause

Assessment for Learning Idea about Science 2 Correlation and cause

Kerrys husbandThis exercise deals with correlation and cause and is about Dr Mariella and Kerry, who is worried about her overweight husband. Is his large size likely to lead to a heart attack?

These downloadable files consist of an introduction, questions and mark scheme for each of Foundation and Higher tier. There is also an extract of the OCR specification with a student-speak version and notes showing how it relates to this activity.

The documents are available in pdf and Word formats, so that you can amend the tasks to suit your students.

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Correlation and cause: Dr Mariella

Dr Mariella introduction (96 KB)
Dr Mariella introduction (362 KB)

Dr Mariella F tier questions (48 KB)
Dr Mariella F tier questions (48 KB)

Dr Mariella F tier mark scheme (53 KB)
Dr Mariella F tier mark scheme (45 KB)

Dr Mariella H tier questions (52 KB)
Dr Mariella H tier questions (49 KB)

Dr Mariella H tier mark scheme (61 KB)
Dr Mariella H tier mark scheme (47 KB)

OCR 2006 specification in student-speak and applied to Dr Mariella (54 KB)