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A representation of an object or system

Uses something familiar to help you understand something that is not familiar

Model

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Where are the three common types of scientific models

Physical model, mathematical model, and conceptual model

3

What is a pattern, plan, representation, or description designed to show the structure or workings of an object, system, or concept

Model

4

An explanation for mini hypotheses and observations

Theory

5

A summary of many experimental results and observations

It describes what happened but not why

Law

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Which law says that during a chemical change the total mass of the materials formed is the same as the total mass of the starting materials

The law of conservation of mass

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What two things can a theory explain

A hypothesis or an observation

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Model

A representation of an object or system

Uses something familiar to help you understand something that is not familiar

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Theory

And explanation for mini hypotheses and observations

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Law

A summary of many experimental results and observations