What Is a "Model"?

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Model the transfer of energy during a typical 24-hour period. Young scholars use a game-like approach to learning the patterns of heat transfer through the day and night. Groups of four exchange different tokens as the energy transfers from one type to another.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Incorporate during a unit on climate or climate change
  • Include variations to the model to demonstrate different types of pollution
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a specific set of materials
Pros
  • Includes diagrams to model the sequence of steps in the model
  • Easily adaptable to different grade levels
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  • None
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