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12 terms

Qualitative statements

describe with words something you've seen many times

Quantitative statements

describe something using a mathematical equation

Mathematics

the language of science. In any country.

What can mathematics describe?

Physical Events

What is always being tested?

Theories and Laws

What do you find in a phenomenon?

A new explanation

Be objective in your observation.

Don't have preconceived notions

What can model do?

Represent Physical Events

scientific model

a representation of an object or event that can be studied to understand the real object or event

When the model use?

When something is too small or too big to study

What a model can be?

A mental "picture" or set of rules that describes what something does

examples of models?

Computer models and drawings