Models are often used to think about processes that happen too slowly, too quickly, or on too small a scale to observe directly. They are also used for processes that are too vast, too complex, or too dangerous to study.
Constancy and Change
For Grades: 6-8
Learning Goal 7
Cyclic patterns evident in past events can be used to make predictions about future events. However, these predictions may not always match what actually happens.
Learning Goal 10
Trends based on what has happened in the past can be used to make predictions about what things will be like in the future. However, these predictions may not always match what actually happens.