Systems and Models in Science

As we start the new school year, it’s time to revisit and review some of the major ideas from previous lessons. Today’s post recaps the systems approach to science – the examination of how parts of a whole work together to create interdependent linkages and something called ’emergent properties’, in which the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

Follow this link to the Topic 1 page of another school’s DP ESS class. I highly recommend this site because it is extremely thorough and well-resourced.



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