Field Notebook

Overview
You will purchase a field notebook for $4 and turn it into an interactive notebook. The field notebook has a waterproof cover and uses waterproof paper. Pencil will work best if we are taking field notes in the rain or snow. You will use your field notebook to take notes in class and outside. Take it to every class. 

 Side Left Side-Output Notes
 Right Side-Input Notes
 PurposeStudent Processes InformationStudent Receives Information            
 General ContentLots of color, organizes new information in creative formats, expresses opinions and feelings, explores new ideas, asks questions.Writing in pen or pencil, class notes, field notes, discussion and reading notes, information from handouts, pasted in handouts.
 ExamplesWarm ups, graphs from field work, conclusions from field work, concept maps, reflection, songs, poems, cartoons, comics, real world applications, advertisement  flowchart, venn diagram, what ifs.Notes from slides, questions from field work, hypotheses from field work, data from field work, observations from field work

Formatting
  • Place your name in the upper left corner of the cover. Last Name, First Name
  • Create a unique decorative cover.
  • Write your identifying information along with email address on the inside cover. 
  • Organize writing, include headings dates and fill in table of contents.
  • Glue the notebook handout across pages two and three.
 Pages UnitLeft Side-Output  Right Side-Input
 2-3     NAGlue in Interactive Notebook Overview
 Glue in Interactive Notebook Overview
 4-13 1Unit 1 Warm Ups (fill extra space with output notes)
 Unit 1 Notes
14-23 2Unit 2 Warm Ups (fill extra space with output notes)
 Unit 2 Notes
24-33 3Unit 3 Warm Ups (fill extra space with output notes)
 Unit 3 Notes        
34-35 1Chautauqua Ecology Hike-Output Notes
Chautauqua Ecology Hike-input notes, sketches, and observations
36-37
 1Shanahan Ridge Biodiversity Field Study-graph and conclusion
Shanahan Ridge Biodiversity Field Study-question, hypothesis, observations, and data table
38-39
 2Gregory Canyon Microclimate Field Study-graph and conclusion
Gregory Canyon Microclimate Field Study-question, hypothesis, observations, and data table
40-41
 2Grasslands Biome Field Study-graph and conclusion
Grasslands Biome Field Study-question, hypothesis, observations, and data table
42-43
 3Tree Population Field Study-graph and conclusion
Tree Population Field Study-question, hypothesis, observations, and data table
44-45
 3Boulder Creek Field Study-graph and conclusion
Boulder Creek Field Study-question, hypothesis, observations, and data table
46-47
 3NOAA Field Trip-Output Notes     NOAA Field Trip-Answers to questions
48       NA Extra Page for Overflow    
Extra Page for Overflow