1. Finish your lab safety poster.
2. Make two piles at your table: one of lab
safety contracts and one of lab safety
3. Number the front and back of all pages of
your notebook starting with page one.
A interactive notebook (ISN) your own
personalized DIARY of learning about science
A portfolio of your work in ONE convenient
spot. This is great for studying for upcoming
quizzes & test
A great ORGANIZATIONAL tool that gives
you permission to be PLAYFUL AND
CREATIVE in your responses without "messing
up" your notes.
Allows you to be like a REAL SCIENTIST!
The Left Side is for LEARNING. This is the
side that holds information that I give you.
The Right Side is for REFLECTION and
contains only your reflections about what you
have learned. It should be full of color, and
it’s the side where you can get creative.
The notebook is divided into TWO sections.
The LEFT SIDE should only contain
information given from Mrs. Wilson
while we are learning new material.
Nothing else should be placed on this
The LEFT SIDE contains all the
Even Pages = 2,4,6,8..YOU KNOW IT.
– Teacher guided PowerPoint notes
– Group collaboration notes
– Article/textbook readings
The RIGHT SIDE belongs to you.
On this page you may include diagrams,
cartoons, drawings, poems, foldables, etc.
Let your CREATIVITY go wild!
The RIGHT side loves color.
ODD PAGES = 1,3,5,7…YOU GOT IT..
The day’s activity is placed
on the RIGHT or
REFLECTION side of the
notebook. This section acts
as a reinforcement and
processing for the LEFT or
Poems, Song Lyrics
YOUR OPPORTUNITYTO BEAS CREATIVE ASYOU WANT
Each unit will start
with a cover page to
introduce the new
unit. This will go on
a right hand page.
Like all right side
pages, it should be
The name of the course:
– Earth Science
– Mission Log
The class period that you have
period, for example
The school year: 2013-2014
Your teacher: Mrs. Wilson
Your name: (self explanatory)
Your Class Period
1 Left Side Info 4 1 Right Side Info 5
6 2 Rocks Unit
3 8 3 9
4 10 4 11
5 12 5 13
6 14 6 15
No RIPPED OUT pages or torn corners
No DOODLING that doesn’t relate to science
Notebook should be used for SCIENCE CLASS
NUMBER each page
All entries must go into the Table of Contents
BE COLORFUL & LOVE YOUR NOTEBOOK
Many thanks to these wonderful teachers for
creating wonderful POWERPOINT slides
– Barbara Zimmerman, adapted from her original
– Annette Holder, rockin’ Science
– Doug Saunders, bringing History Alive!