Models The uses and limitations of scientific models
Models <ul><li>One definition of a model is a representation of a person or thing, typically on a scale smaller than the o...
An Example of a Model <ul><li>What is this a model of? </li></ul><ul><li>How is the model different from the actual thing ...
What does this represent?
How is this one more accurate?
How is this one different?
How could we make this model even better?
Earth and Moon <ul><li>Which would be the best model of the earth, and which for the moon? </li></ul><ul><li>Why not the o...
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5 Models

  1. 1. Models The uses and limitations of scientific models
  2. 2. Models <ul><li>One definition of a model is a representation of a person or thing, typically on a scale smaller than the original. </li></ul>
  3. 3. An Example of a Model <ul><li>What is this a model of? </li></ul><ul><li>How is the model different from the actual thing it represents? </li></ul><ul><li>If it is different from the original, why use this model? </li></ul>
  4. 4. What does this represent?
  5. 5. How is this one more accurate?
  6. 6. How is this one different?
  7. 7. How could we make this model even better?
  8. 8. Earth and Moon <ul><li>Which would be the best model of the earth, and which for the moon? </li></ul><ul><li>Why not the other way around? </li></ul><ul><li>An effective model follows proper scale. </li></ul>
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