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Mrs. Buonomo Interactive Science Notebooks
J. Buonomo What are Interactive Science Notebooks? A student thinking tool An organizer for inquiry questions and what you learned A way to access and process the learning utilizing various modalities (writing, drawing, and discussion) A place for writing rough drafts based on hands- on learning A formative assessment tool for teachers
J. Buonomo Why Use Interactive Science Notebooks? Improve organization skills Improve critical thinking skills Express understanding creatively
J. Buonomo Why are we using Interactive Science Notebooks? Record data Study for tests Record progress Communication
J. Buonomo DIANFOSSEYDIANFOSSEY LEODAVINCILEODAVINCI Real Scientists Use INBs
Impact of Hands-on Science & Science Notebooks on Student Achievement Research shows that student understanding and literacy skills improve when students do hands-on minds-on science and use science notebooks to make sense of their science investigations.
J. Buonomo Science Notebook Setup
J. Buonomo Science Notebook Supplies scissors colored pencils pens & pencils NO MARKERS! Spiral Notebook Glue or glue stick
J. Buonomo Right Side? Left Side? What Goes Where? Left Side Student Output Lots of Color The brain remembers things in color better. Concept Maps Drawings Reflective Writing Questions Data and Graphs Songs Poems Data from Experiments Cartoons or cartoon strips Right Side Teacher Input/Content Blue or Black Ink/pencil Information given in class Lecture Notes Lab Activities Video Notes Summaries Textbook Notes Procedures for experiments Classroom Specific Information
J. Buonomo A Bit More On The Left Getting Students to Think About Their Learning REFLECTION: Use Guiding Prompts: What are you curious about? What would you like to test? What was the main idea? What are the important details to remember? How does this relate to your life? What dont you understand?
J. Buonomo Getting started - Step 1: My Name My Grade On the cover, write your name and period #. Draw a picture of something that reminds you of science.
J. Buonomo Step 2: Starting with the first page, number the first 50 pages. Numbers should be small and at the top outside corner of every page. 13 2 Cover of Notebook
J. Buonomo Step 3: At the top of pages 3,4,5, write Table of Contents. Divide each page into 4 columns, date, description, page #, Grade. Table of Contents 354 (Skip pages 1 and 2) Date Description Page # Grade
J. Buonomo Step 4: 2 What are you curious about? What would you like to test? What was the main idea? What are the important details to remember? How does this relate to your life? What dont you understand? Add the following reflection questions on page 2. You will use these as open response questions.
J. Buonomo Example of communicating with others: REFLECTION QUESTIONS: What are you curious about? What would you like to test? What was the main idea? What are the important details to remember? How does this relate to your life? What dont you understand?
J. Buonomo OUTPUT (your interpretation) INPUT (notes from teacher) Example page:
Graphic Organizers Help organize thoughts Assist with answering open response questions
J. Buonomo Fish Bones
J. Buonomo Venn Diagram
J. Buonomo T-chart
J. Buonomo Net
J. Buonomo Tree
J. Buonomo Graphic Organizers There are graphic organizers posted on the wall above the board. At times you will be allowed to choose one or I will direct you which to use.