Changes in Systems

A small change in one part of a system can cause very large changes in the whole system. It can be very hard to predict what changes will happen to a system when one or more of its parts change.

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Conceptual Framework for New Science Education Standards National Research Council: Committee on Conceptual Framework for the New K-12 Science Education Standards Regional/National Standards or Framework Climate Science, Systems, Changes in Systems, Science of Learning, Processes of Teaching & Learning, STEM Learning Environments, Learning Objectives, STEM Practices, STEM National Learning Objectives PCEP

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The interconnectedness of Earth's systems means that a significant change in any one component of the climate system can influence the equilibrium of the entire Earth system. Positive (also called ... Explanation Changes in Systems, Climate and ESS, Global Climate Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Science PCEP
One reason that it is very helpful to think about planet Earth as a system is that we have learned a lot about systems and how they change. For example, in many systems, a small change in one part ... Explanation Changes in Systems Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College Climate Science Overview PCEP

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