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  • 1. Warm Up1. Turn in your lab safety contract to the blue folder for your class.2. Take out your Dare Mighty Things card.3. Start numbering your notebook pages. Start with the first page, and number the front and back of every page.
  • 2. Setting up your sciencenotebook:MISSION LOGYour guide to the World and Beyond!
  • 3. Have you ever said… I lost my homework. I can’t find my test/quiz/lab. I was absent, did I miss anything? What did we do in class yesterday? I don’t remember!
  • 4. If so, the mission log is theanswer! We’re calling it our Mission Log this year!
  • 5. So what is it? Your diary of science learning. All of your science work in one spot so it’s all easy to find! It keeps you organized but let’s you be creative. And it’s all about being a real scientist!
  • 6. Scientists use notebooks:Chemistry lab notebooks
  • 7. Famous Scientists’ Notebooks Alexander Graham Bell da Vinci
  • 8. Your Notebook is divided intoTWO sides – LEFT and RIGHT The LEFT side is for LEARNING. The RIGHT side is for REFLECTIONS. This side should be colorful and creative.
  • 9. Left RightSide=Notes Side=Reflections about Notesfrom Teacher
  • 10. Left Side: Learning The left side should only contain information given to you by me (Mrs. Wilson) while we are learning. Usually notes and lab procedures. Everything on the left will help you study for a test. Even numbers: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, etc!
  • 11. Examples of Left SideLearning Date Warm Up Essential Question Notes from ◦ Teacher guided PowerPoint notes ◦ Group collaboration notes ◦ Movie/video notes ◦ Article/textbook readings/notes Vocabulary words Lab procedures Study Guides
  • 12. Examples of Left Side LearningNotes from investigation Lab Procedures
  • 13. Right Side: Reflections The right side could have diagrams, illustrations, posters, poems , song lyrics, cartoons, concept maps, Venn diagrams, etc. It’s the place to be creative and colorful. Right pages are odd pages 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, etc.
  • 14. Examples of Right SideReflections Graphic Organizers Diagrams/Illustrations Poems, Song Lyrics Cartoons/Comics Lab Analysis Advertisements Etc.
  • 15. Examples of Right Side ReflectionsPoster Reflection Unit Cover Pages Lab Data
  • 16. Sometimes I’ll give you a graphicorganizer for both sides
  • 17. Sometimes you’ll create thematerial for both sides
  • 18. Mission Log Supplies 3-subject spiral notebook Pencils Pens Colored Pencils Tape Scissors (only sometimes)
  • 19. Important Mission LogGuidelines If you run out of space on a page, tape a sheet of notebook paper on the bottom, and fold it up. DO NOT GO TO THE NEXT PAGE! NEVER use markers. Use tape sparingly. It only takes a little! ;) No RIPPED OUT pages or torn corners No DOODLING that doesn’t relate to science Notebook should 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
  • 20. Let’s Get Started! On the cover of your notebook write The name of the course: ◦ Earth Science The words: ◦ Mission Log The class period that you have science: ◦ 3rd period, for example The school year: 2012-2013 Your teacher: Mrs. Wilson Your name: (self explanatory)
  • 21. Table of ContentsLeft-Side Items Page Right-Side Items Page 71 Left Side Info 6 1 Right Side Info2 1st Semester 2 Rocks Unit 9 8Syllabus Cover Page 113 10 3 134 12 45 5
  • 22. We’re Ready! Don’t forget to bring your notebook with you every day! Special thanks to Thomas. ◦ I “rescued” his notebook from the recycle bin in May so I could show you some real examples of science notebooking in our class. (I sure hope he doesn’t mind!)