Ch 5: TExES Physical Science 6-12: Scientific Models

About This Chapter

If you're in the process of studying for the TExES Physical Science 6-12 exam and want to brush up on your knowledge of scientific models, you may find this chapter helpful. The fun lessons, mini quizzes and chapter exam can enhance your comprehension of the subject matter.

TExES Physical Science 6-12: Scientific Models - Chapter Summary

Gain greater insight into the basics of scientific models with help from the engaging lessons in this self-paced chapter. Our instructors go over mathematical models, the use of simulations and more to ensure you're ready to address these topics on the TExES Physical Science 6-12 exam. Once you've finished this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Discuss reasons scientists use models and simulations
  • Differentiate between scale models and life-size models
  • List and describe types of mathematical models
  • Explain how mathematical models are used to solve problems
  • Define and share characteristics of conceptual models

Accompanying each lesson in this chapter is a short quiz designed to assess your understanding of the main topics. We also offer a practice exam you can use to check your comprehension of the entire chapter. Be sure to stop by the Dashboard to keep track of your progress and send any lesson topic questions to our subject-matter experts. If you have a busy schedule, enjoy 24/7 mobile access via your smartphone or tablet of choice.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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