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Session Info:

Notebooks & Lab Journals in Science & in the Classroom

Session 54.5
3:30-4:20 pm
Feb. 5, 2016
Room: Symposium
Grade Level: 6-8
Presenters: Liz McMillan (Sanford PROMISE); Tracy Moody (Sanborn Central), Lisa Cardillo (Harrisburg) +

Scientists use lab journals in various, authentic ways to track their thoughts, data, and experiments. New trends in classroom techniques include the use of notebooks and lab journals. Explore some successes and challenges of this trend with regional colleagues.

Presentation PowerPoint:

Handouts and interactive notebook pages:

Metric and English Measurement Activity Notebook Insert (from Liz LaRosa -

Science Notebook Cover Assignment (from CarlaB (

Science Notebook Prompts (from

NSTA Article:

Sanford Research Lab Notebook 1/2 page template