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1.8: Scientific Models

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scientific model

scientific model

Simple representation of a more complex system.

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6 , 7

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Jan 04, 2013

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\n Front Matter\n

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\n Foreword\n

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\n The study of Earth Science is the study of Planet Earth. Middle School Earth Science Concepts presents Earth Science as a set of concepts, with each concept centered around a specific category, such as the Earth's crust or plate tectonics. Each concept is comprised of a series of lessons, with each lesson focusing on one specific topic.\n

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\n Preface\n

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\n Dedication\n

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\n Chapters\n

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