3 Have you ever heard yourself say: we did in class yesterday. I can't find my . . .notes, homework, . . .I can't remember whatwe did in class yesterday.I'm sure its in . . .my locker . . .my book bag . . .my room . . .I was absent yesterday, did I miss anything?
4 Well Here's Your Answer.. Interactive Science Notebook (ISN) Science
5 What is An Interactive Notebook An interactive science notebook (ISN) is your own personalized DIARY of science learningIt is a portfolio of your work in ONE convenient spot. This is great for studying for upcoming quizzes & testsIt is a great ORGANIZATIONAL tool that gives you permission to be PLAYFUL AND CREATIVE in your responses without "messing up" your notes.It allows you to THINK, RECORD AND REFLECT like a REAL SCIENTIST!ScienceNotebook
7 Real Scientists Use Notebooks LEODAVINCIDIANF OSSEY
8 Left Side-Right Side: WHICH SIDE? The notebook is divided into TWO sections.Left Side-Right Side: WHICH SIDE?The Left SIDE is for “LEARNING” and contains information given by Mrs. Bones. Ex. Cornell Notes, power points, text notes, videos, lectures, foldable notes.The Right SIDE is for your “REFLECTION, AND REVIEW.” This is the side that you can use to show me your creativity. This is the “output” or product side. Ex. Diagrams, flow charts, vocabulary cartoons, clock questions, etc.
9 RIGHT side is “reflection & review” = STUDENT OUTPUT The notebook is divided into TWO sections.LEFT side “learning”INFORMATION = INPUTRIGHT side is “reflection & review” = STUDENT OUTPUT
10 LEFT SIDE: LEARNING ODD pages = 1, 3, 5, 7 etc. The LEFT SIDE should only contain information given or “input” from Mrs. Bones. Nothing else should be placed on this page!The LEFT SIDE contains all the TESTABLE material.ODD pages = 1, 3, 5, 7 etc.
11 The LEFT side of the notebook contains information given to you by Ms The LEFT side of the notebook contains information given to you by Ms. Bones. This is the ESSENTIAL information that will DEFINITELY be on a quiz or test. Nothing else should go on this side.LEFT SIDE
12 Example of Left Side "Input" Notes from:Teacher guided PowerpointsCornell NotesText NotesMovie/VideoArticle ReadingsVocabulary wordsLab proceduresStudy GuidesImportant Handouts
14 RIGHT SIDE: REFLECTION The RIGHT SIDE belongs to you.On this page you may include clock questions, diagrams, cartoons, drawings, poems, foldables, etc. Let your CREATIVITY go wild!EVEN pages = 2, 4, 6, 8 etc.
15 The day’s activity is placed on the RIGHT or OUTPUT side of the notebook. This section acts as a REVIEW for the LEFT or INPUT side. This side entails hands on, tactile learning.RIGHT SIDE
16 Examples of RIGHT Side Assignments Graphic OrganizersDrawings/IllustrationsPoems, Rap SongsCartoons/ComicsLab AnalysisClock ?sTeach Your ParentYOUR OPPORTUNITYTO BEAS CREATIVE ASYOU WANT
21 MORE Output Explanation A) What is a Clock Question?A Clock Question is a way to review left side material-what we learned in previous lessons.There are 12 clock questions to chose from. See “The RIGHT SIDE” in your ISN for instructions.
22 What Students Are Saying About ISNs “ISN's are easy to do and worth a lot of points, so take time and effort to do them well.“"Always update your table of contents so papers don't get messed up - or in case of an ISN check.“"An ISN is a great tool, keep it organized!“"You have to spend quality time on your ISN.“"Don't leave your ISN until the last day, otherwise you may be up to the early morning hours finishing assignments.“"Color things. It looks so much better that way”"Keep it in order, because you never know when a notebook check might come up.“"Do not save your ISN until the last minute. Remember, it counts as much as a quarter test."
24 NOTEBOOK RULES.. No RIPPED OUT pages or torn corners No DOODLING that doesn’t relate to scienceNotebook should only be used for SCIENCE CLASS ONLYDATE AND NUMBER each pageAll entries must go into the Table of ContentsBE COLORFUL & LOVE YOUR NOTEBOOK
27 Getting Started: Step 1ScienceNotebookMy NameMy GradeThe words: “Interactive Science Notebook”Your name: (self explanatory)8th grade SciencePeriod __The school year:Starting with the 2nd page, number the first 50 pages. The 2nd page is 1. Numbers should be small and at the top outside corner of every page.
28 Set these handouts on top of the pages in your ISN. STEP 2Set these handouts on top of the pages in your ISN.21ISN BOOKLETAUTHORS PAGECLASSSYLLABUSLAB SAFETY RULES
29 STEP 3 Set these handouts on top of the pages in your ISN. 3 4 5 6 Observations vs. InferenceUNIT 1 OVERVIEWTABLE OF CONTENTSScience IS and ISN’T…
30 STEP 5: TABLE OF CONTENTS Copy this onto page 4 of your ISN.UNIT 1: NATURE OF SCIENCELeft Side ItemsPageRight Side ItemsSyllabus1Lab Safety Rules22. Unit 1 Overview32. Table of Contents43. Science IS and ISN’T…53. Observations vs. Inferences6
31 Create your Author’s Page! Weather, Climate & Human Influence LASTLY: STEP 6Create your Author’s Page!Forces &MotionEnergy & MatterDraw pictures toRepresent EACHUnit.Remember:Be Colorful and Your ISN!Nature of ScienceWaves & LightSCIENCEEarth, Moon& SunGeneticsThe SolarSystemWeather, Climate & Human Influence