Conceptual Models: Definition & Characteristics


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Which of the following is NOT an example of an abstraction?

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1. What is a conceptual model?

2. Which the following is NOT a characteristic of a conceptual model?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out about what you know of the features of conceptual models with these study assessments. Answer quiz questions on things including examples of abstraction and defining a conceptual model.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study assessments will help you to:

  • Identify characteristics of a conceptual model
  • Recognize examples of abstraction and conceptual models
  • Understand examples of conceptual models in science

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on what a conceptual model is from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of conceptual models and how they are connected to science
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of a conceptual model

Additional Learning

Use the lesson named Conceptual Models: Definition & Characteristics for more information on the subject. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Define abstraction
  • Know how conceptual models are drawn
  • Recognize their uses and limitations