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
Anoushka Takla's fourth graders seek to answer the question: "What happens to our trash over time?"
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
Compare the science notebooks of elementary school students and scientists. What do they have in common?
What do Bay Area teachers value about science notebooking?
Notebooks can be a tool for scientific thinking. Start with scientific observation through sketching!
Using the table of contents and page headers, students will understand how a notebook is an organizational tool.
Learn how notebooks can help your students think and act like scientists.