with color coding
a color-coded diagram, each color has a meaning. In this diagram
the color pink means "head" while pale blue means "leg."
The diagram is not colored to look like a fire ant. (A fire ant
does not have a pink head or blue legs.) Instead, colors are chosen
to show the parts clearly. A color-coded diagram is a kind of picture
use color-coded diagrams in the classroom?
define unfamiliar or technical words. A diagram is more useful
than a vocabulary list, because the diagram locates the meaning
of the words.
name parts of a subject, and to show their relative sizes and
show relationships between the parts. (For example, an ant does
not just have six legs; it has three pairs of legs.)
diagrams to compare with this one:
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