Question Exploration Routine is an instructional methods that teachers can use to help a diverse student population understand a body of content information by carefully answering a critical question to arrive at a main idea answer. Students taught using the question exploration routine earned higher total test scores than did students taught using the lecture-discussion method.
This question exploration asks: How Can Models Help Scientist Understand Systems (and System Breakdowns)
It covers the following Next Generation Sunshine State Standard Benchmarks:
SC.7.N.1.6 Explain that empirical evidence is the cumulative body of observations of a natural phenomenon on which scientific explanations are based.
SC.7.N.1.7 explain how the work of scientists throughout history has affected society.
SC.7.N.3.2 identify the benefits and limitations of the use of scientific models
SC.8.N.3.1. Select models useful in relating the results of their own investigations
LA.188.8.131.52 organize information to show understanding