Physical Models: Scale Models & Life-Size Models


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What is a physical model?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a use of physical models?

2. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of a physical model?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Physical models play an important role in scientific discovery. This quiz and worksheet pairing will help analyze your comprehension of the types of physical models employed by various branches of science.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This pair of assessments will quiz you on:

  • Definition of a physical model
  • Uses for physical models
  • Advantages and disadvantages of physical models
  • Models that are smaller than the real thing

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you comprehend key information from the related science lesson on physical models
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the advantages and disadvantages of using physical models in science
  • Knowledge application - employ your knowledge to answer questions about terms related to physical models

Additional Learning

If you want to find out more about physical models in science, review the corresponding lesson titled Physical Models: Scale Models & Life-Size Models. The lesson will go over the following main topics:

  • Most common types of models utilized in the sciences
  • Differences in scale and life-size models
  • Examples of common uses for both scale and life-size models