What are two types of scientific models?

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Dec 23, 2017


physical models
mathematical models
conceptual models



  • physical model

** -replica of the original but in suitable for learning size
(larger atom\smaller solar system)wikipdia


  • mathematical model

** -using various mathematical structures to represent real world situations.
(graph of climate change)Coral Reefs


  • conceptual model

** -diagram shows of a set of relationships between factors that impact or lead to a target condition
(diagram of food web)Trophic Levels