correlation and causal connection

Your initial post should be at least 250 words.

Based on your readings in this module, answer each of these questions:

In your own words, what is the difference between showing correlation and showing a causal connection?Explain the importance of considering the third variable in these types of relationships. 
Create your own example of the differences between correlation and causal relationships. 
Are most results of scientific studies valuable for guiding our lives? Why or why not?

  3. In the same post, discuss the results of the PEW Research Report on science information shared through social media. Do you think that your personal experiences agree with the results of this study, why or why not? What part of the report was the most surprising and what was the least? Explain why this is so, from your perspective.    
Your initial post responding to this assignment should be at least 250 words.  Include both in-text citations and complete APA style references for all the sources you used to inform your work.

here are the two sources to use :
ReadPEW Research Report on the science people see on social media–
the difference between correlation and casual relationships–