Rubber band stretching model


What happens to the rubber band as it is stretched?

Think abou the accuracy of the model.

Stretch a rubber band and observe how it changes.

What properties change?

What information information supports the accuracy of this model?

What information refutes the accuracy of this model?

Should the model for stretching a rubber band be changed?









Hint: Consider multiple properties or variables.


What is a property? When can a property be considered a variable?

Does the mass change?


Mind boggler:



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