Thinking in Causation - Level 4 - Cause, Mechanism and Effect
- Published on: Monday, February 1, 2021
- Thinking slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1wvIKeqkHVGZr2ZFx4A1JqouMVRlDnc3gajO4BYtekRE/template/preview
The Wonder of Science: https://thewonderofscience.com/mlccc24
In this video Paul Andersen shows conceptual thinking in a mini-lesson on cause, mechanism and effect. Two examples are included in the video and two additional examples are included in the linked thinking slides.
Cause - a thing that gives rise to an event
Effect - an event
Mechanism - the process underlying a phenomenon
System - a set of components (e.g. things) working together
This progression is based on the Crosscutting Concept elements from the NRC document A Framework for K-12 Science Education. "Cause and effect relationships may be used to predict phenomena in natural or designed systems."
A mini-lesson on cause, mechanism and effect.
- Source: https://youtu.be/HybAi1NV5oU