When you’re assembling your sub folder, choose a meaningful assignment that will help build scientific literacy.
This activity contains a 2 page document about birth order – what does the research show about the relationship between birth order and IQ, academic success, future wages, and personality – and a 2 page worksheet including analysis questions analyzing the difference between causation and correlation.
It is designed to take 5th-8th graders students one class period to complete independently. No prep or materials required. Also useful for early finishers or for enrichment.