Model behavior

Liftig, Inez
November 2010
Science Scope;Nov2010, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p1
Academic Journal
The article discusses the significance of models as representations of objects, phenomena and science. It reveals their role in the development of scientific knowledge such as the models of the solar system, the atom and deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). It states that they are useful to middle school teachers because they mostly rely on them for their visual and physical models. It also notes the response of middle school students to the methods used by the teachers.


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