Introduction to Scientific Models: Day One of Seth and the Yak Attack!

Unit 1: What's The Matter Plaid Pete?
Lesson 5 of 22

Objective: SWBAT identify models as tools that are used by scientists to predict and explain, and understand that models are revised as scientists' ideas change.

Big Idea: What is a Scientific model? Why do scientists use models? Students engage in a guided exploration that helps them to understand that models are sophisticated tools that advance scientific understanding.

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Science, ELL, GLAD, Science Vocabulary, science notebooks, academic discussion
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