Explaining scientifically

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Explaining scientifically

  1. 1. How can this happen? What could explain the grip?
  2. 2. Screws?
  3. 3. Velcro hooks?
  4. 4. Suckers?
  5. 5. Glue and unglue?
  6. 6. Coming up with a model. <ul><li>Wonder. Imagine. Suppose. </li></ul><ul><li>A model! </li></ul><ul><li>What does it look like? Sound like? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you explain it? </li></ul><ul><li>What can your model explain? What can’t it? </li></ul>
  7. 7. The most useful scientific models can: <ul><li>Explain something. 
 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Predict something. (It can be put to the test!) 
 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Work the same in different situations. 
 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Match other scientific ideas. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Wonder. <ul><li>Imagine. </li></ul><ul><li>Suppose. </li></ul>
  9. 9. What could explain melting? <ul><li>Wonder. Imagine. Suppose. </li></ul><ul><li>Come up with a model! </li></ul><ul><li>What does it look like? Sound like? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you explain it? </li></ul><ul><li>What can your model explain? </li></ul>

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