Selecting Appropriate Models in Science

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Which of the following is not a component of a computer model?

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1. Which of the following would NOT be included as one of the goals of a scientific model?

2. Select one main human-induced factor that is included in a climate model?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments were created to quiz your understanding of the process of selecting appropriate models in science. Questions will cover the elements of computer models and the objectives of scientific models.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be required to answer questions on these topics:

  • Human-induced factors in climate models
  • Method for selecting an appropriate climate model that explains recent climate warming
  • Purpose of alternative models

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on choosing appropriate models in science, including the goals of scientific models
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the components of computer models and the main goal of alternative models
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the method for selecting an appropriate climate model that explains recent climate warming

Additional Learning

Further explore the subject of science models with the lesson called Selecting Appropriate Models in Science. The following areas will be covered:

  • Uses of visual models
  • Physical mechanisms that help explain science models
  • Examples of alternative models
  • Correlation and feedbacks
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