Explain how different models can be used to represent the same thing. What kind of a model to use and how complex it should be depend on its purpose. Choosing a useful model is one of the instances in which intuition and creativity come into play in science, mathematics, and engineering.
Students will demonstrate the thinking and acting inherent in the practice of science.
Communicating Scientific Information
Develop explanations that explicitly link data from investigations conducted, selected readings and, when appropriate, contributions from historical discoveries.