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kids_only_page [2015/01/31 23:55] (current)
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 +A "​system"​ is like a "​family"​. A family is a system.
  
 +A family can be a human family or an animal family.
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 +It is not important what makes up a family,
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 +what is important is that what makes up a family acts like a family.
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 +A family is a whole made of the parts of a family.
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 +The parts of a family are related.
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 +What is important about a family is how we talk about the family.
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 +Most of the time we talk about Bill or Jane or Bob.
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 +But in a family we talk about mother or father or son
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 +So the language of a system is about the relationships within the family.
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 +We can also talk about friends or buddies.
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 +That way we know what is in the family and what is not. 
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