An interactive science notebook (ISN) is your own personalized DIARY of science learning It is a portfolio of your work in ONE convenient spot. This is great for studying for upcoming quizzes & tests It 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 !
The Left SIDE is for “LEARNING” and contains information given by Mrs. Kovatch. Ex. power points, text notes, videos, lectures, foldable notes. The Right side is for your “REFLECTION, REVIEW AND RETENTION.” 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. The notebook is divided into TWO sections.
LEFT side “learning ” INFORMATION = INPUT RIGHT side is “reflection, review, retention” = STUDENT OUTPUT
Examples of Input Notes from: Teacher guided Powerpoints Text Notes Movie/Video Article Readings Vocabulary words Lab procedures Study Guides Important Handouts
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.
“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."
No RIPPED OUT pages or torn corners No DOODLING that doesn’t relate to science Notebook should only be used for SCIENCE CLASS ONLY DATE AND NUMBER each page All entries must go into the Table of Contents BE COLORFUL & LOVE YOUR NOTEBOOK
INTERACTIVE SCIENCE NOTEBOOK YOUR NAME YOUR Period BIOLOGY 2012-2013
The words: “Interactive Science Notebook” Your name: (self explanatory) Class period Biology The school year: 2012 – 2013 My Name My Grade
Starting with the 1 st page, number the first 50 pages. The 1st page is 1. Numbers should be small and at the top outside corner of every page. 3 2 CLASS SYLLABUS (Fold & Tape in sideways so it folds out) Multiple Intelligences Survey TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 ISN GRADING RUBRIC 0
54 THE LEFT SIDE 67 THE RIGHT SIDE REFELCTION INSTRUCTIONS TEAM ROLES
98 LAB REPORT FORMAT 1011 LAB SAFETY CONTRACT (Fold & Tape in sideways so it folds out) RACE TO THE FUTURE ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: How Is Technology Important to Your Learning? How will you use it? GROUP WORK EXPERIENCE (Trials and Tribulations )
LEFT SIDE ITEMSPAGERIGHT SIDE ITEMSPAGE 1. The Left Side 4 1. The Right Side 5 2. Reflection Instructions 6 2. Team Roles 7 3. Lab Report Format Instructions 8 3. Lab Safety Contract Instructions 9 4. Race to the Future Activity 10 4. Summary of the Race to the Future Activity 11 Unit 1: Nature of Science