Explain that models can be three dimensional, two dimensional, an explanation in your mind, or a computer model.
Subject Area: Science
Grade: 4
Body of Knowledge: Nature of Science
Idea: Level 2: Basic Application of Skills & Concepts
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.
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/08
Date of Last Rating: 05/08
Status: State Board Approved


** Florida Standards Connections: MAFS.K12.MP.2: Reason abstractly and quantitatively; and, MAFS.K12.MP.4: Model with mathematics.