Bay Area teachers and students share real stories of how they've used science notebooks. You'll find full unit plans, galleries of student work, and videos showcasing science notebooks in action.
Explore: Earth & Environmental Science Units Integrating Notebooks
A Science Notebook Story: Investigating Compost
Anoushka Takla's fourth graders seek to answer the question: "What happens to our trash over time?"
A Science Notebook Story: Investigating Moon Phases
Erica Katz's fifth graders seek to answer the question: "Why does the moon look different on different days?"
Watch: Teachers and Students Share About Their Science Notebooks
How I Use My Science Notebook
Compare the science notebooks of elementary school students and scientists. What do they have in common?
Teacher Perspectives: The Value of Science Notebooking
What do Bay Area teachers value about science notebooking?
Notebooks for Scientific Thinking
Notebooks can be a tool for scientific thinking. Start with scientific observation through sketching!
Developing Notebook Routines
Using the table of contents and page headers, students will understand how a notebook is an organizational tool.
Science Notebook Corner
Learn how notebooks can help your students think and act like scientists.