Identify that scientific theories are explanations and laws describe relationships, and both are supported by evidence.
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/08
Big Idea: The Role of Theories, Laws, Hypotheses, and Models : The terms that describe examples of scientific knowledge, for example; "theory," "law," "hypothesis," and "model" have very specific meanings and functions within science.
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