Ch 7: Scientific Models

About This Chapter

Refresh your understanding of the various types of scientific models by perusing the lessons in this study guide chapter. Self-assess your comprehension of the material presented by utilizing the lesson quizzes and chapter exam.

Scientific Models - Chapter Summary

This comprehensive and informative study guide chapter uses an engaging and easy-to-understand format to describe the main kinds of scientific models and their specific uses. Instructors expertly describe the key characteristics and definitions of each model, highlighting important information so it is more easily retained. By the end of this chapter, you will know more about:

  • The reasons that models and simulations are used and their importance
  • Scale and life-size physical models
  • Different types of mathematical models to use for specific information
  • Uses and limitations of conceptual models

As you study the descriptions provided in each lesson, take the opportunity to pause and assess for understanding by utilizing the brief multiple-choice quizzes at the end of each lesson. Once you feel you have a solid grasp on all the concepts covered throughout the chapter, take the more comprehensive chapter exam. These assessment tools will help you identify any topics you may need to re-examine before moving on. Instructors are always available to answer any questions as well.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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