Model, Experiment, Theory

Model-making, the imaginative and logical steps which precede the experiment, may be judged the most valuable part of scientific method because skill and insight in these matters are rare. Without them we do not know what experiment to do. But it is the experiment which provides the raw material for scientific theory. Scientific theory cannot be built directly from the conclusions of conceptual models.


Models, the creative part of science, is neccessary to know what experiments to perform, and experiments lead to theories.

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 Introduction to the study of animal populations
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Andrewartha , H. G (1963), Introduction to the study of animal populations, University of Chicago Press, Retrieved on 2011-09-06
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