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  • Interactive Science NotebooksInteractive Science Notebooks are a tool that:strengthens student learning of curriculum (the input) through increased student participation (the output).uses both the right and left-brain hemispheres to help sort, categorize and be creative with the newly attained knowledge.What do they do for you?Improve organizational skills.Improve critical thinking skills.Help express understanding creatively

  • Interactive Science NotebooksPurposes for Interactive Notebooks:Record dataStudy for testsTrack ProgressCommunication

  • CHEMISTRY NOTEBOOK SETUPSupplies Needed:3-Ring Binder(Separate from other classes)Loose-leaf notebook paperSpiral Lab Notebook(Honors)Tabs/DividersPens, PencilsOptional but highly recommended:Colored Pencils/Pens/Highlighters

  • Binder SetupYour binder should be separate from other courses and divided with tabs:1st Tab: Notes section2nd Tab: Lab Reports (Honors-Lab Notebook)3rd Tab: Handouts/Worksheets4th Tab: Any non-graded worksheets or paperwork relevant to this class.(indexes, data tables, etc)

  • Your notes will have two parts: Input & OutputWhat is input?The notes you write down, includingFill-in NotesSummaries of Teacher lecturesBook notes and video notesData tablesAny other type of INPUT you get in class.- Input always goes on the right side of your notebookInteractive Notes

  • Interactive NotesWhat is output?Brainstorm sessionsMind mapsConcept MapsVenn DiagramsPicturesDrawingsDiagramsInteractive QuestionsFlow ChartsReflectionsPoemsSongs- Ouput always goes on the left side of your notebook

  • Write your name and class period on your 3-ring binderOr use a binder with the clear sleeve so you can slip in a sheet of paperAdd pictures, drawings to the outside. Make this binder your own!Chemistry Cat jokes are awesomeGetting Started

  • In the note section:Page 1: Table of ContentsDraw a table of Contents on a blank sheet of lined paper and label it. Divide the Table into 3 columns: Date, Unit Title, Page # as shown belowPage 2 & 3: Course SyllabusPage 4: Safety ContractPage 5: Safety Equipment MapPage 6: Chemistry Lab Equipment WorksheetPage 7: Start of the first unit: Intro to Chemistry

    Setting up the Notes Section1

  • At the beginning of each unit:Write the unit name in your Table of Contents, along with the page number and dateTurn to the nearest blank left- and right-handed pages.On the right side, write the title of the unit at the very topGood advice: Keep everything!

  • RUBRICNotebooks will be graded at every unit test.A grade of 100 for a notebook will have:Complete notesDiagrams, demonstrations, output are properly placedBellwork questions are answeredTable of Contents filled outA grade of 75 for a notebook:Some notes missing/not filledDiagrams out of place/missingSome bellwork questions not answeredTable of Contents not filledA grade of 50 for a notebook:most notes missing/not filledDiagrams out of place/missingMost bellwork questions not answeredTable of Contents not filledLost/not turned in notebooks will earn a 0