Presented byDenise TatePortions adopted from Annette Holder & M. WellsInteractive Science Notebooks
What are InteractiveScience Notebooks?A student thinking toolAnd organizer for inquiry questions and what I learnedA way to access and process the learning utilizing various modalities (writing, drawing, and discussion)A place for writing rough drafts based on hands-on learningA formative assessment tool for teachers
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Why Use Interactive Science Notebooks?Improve organization skillsImprove critical thinking skillsExpress understanding creatively
Why are we using Interactive Science Notebooks?Record dataStudy for testsRecord progressCommunication
Impact of Hands-on Science & Science Notebooks on Student AchievementResearch 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.
Science Notebook Setup
Science Notebook Supplies ScissorsOptionalcolored pencilsPens, & pencils3 ProngFolder Highlighters,
A Bit More On The LeftGetting Students to Think About Their LearningREFLECTION: 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?
Getting started - Step 1:My NameMy GradeOn the cover, write your name and period #. Design a cover for the theme Science, Technology and me. Due Thursday
Step 2:Starting with the first page, number the first 20 pages. Numbers should be small and at the top outside corner of every page.
Science Journal2013 - 2014
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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?
OUTPUT (your interpretation)INPUT (notes from teacher)Example page:
Graphic OrganizersHelp organize thoughtsAssist with answering open response questions
Venn DiagramVenn Diagram
We Are READY!
Science Notebook Supplies Scissorsoptionalcolored pencilsPens, & pencilsTo be used daily. Highlighters, Three prongfolder