Want your high school students to have better note-taking skills? Cornell notes are a great training tool for your students and they fit perfectly into interactive notebooks or binders. The PowerPoint and notes provided in this resource are a perfect introduction to topics like food chains and webs, abiotic and biotic factors, trophic levels, cycling of matter (nitrogen, oxygen, carbon), and human impacts on the environment.
- 33 EDITABLE PowerPoint slides
- 3 EDITABLE Cornell Notes pages (comes in 5 versions for easy differentiation)
- 2 pages of cycle diagrams (nitrogen cycle, carbon cycle, oxygen cycle)
*Notes come in two sizes- 8.5x11 size for binders & 7x9 for composition notebooks. Each note page perfectly corresponds to the PowerPoint to make note-taking a breeze!
Topics addressed: ecology, ecologists, abiotic factors, biotic factors, hierarchy of life from organism to biosphere, food chains, food webs, trophic levels, energy pyramid, biological relationships (commensalism, mutualism, parasitism, etc.), carbon cycle, nitrogen cycle, oxygen cycle
▶️Want to use this lesson in a digital notebook for Google Classroom(TM) or Microsoft OneDrive(TM)?
Find a Google Drive version of this file here for assigning materials in a SNAP!
What are Cornell notes?
Cornell notes consist of 1 page separated into 3 sections. A left-hand column provides major ideas and essential questions, while the large right-hand section is for detailed notes. A third section is found at the bottom of the page for summarizing the notes.
Why should you use the Cornell note-taking method?
Cornell notes are organized and efficient. They help students easily pick out important ideas for any topic. They also make studying easier because students can use the left column of questions as a self-quiz.
These notes are differentiated in 5 different versions including guided notes with blanks and notes that just provide the essential questions. Choose the version that matches the skill level of your class. It may be helpful to slowly increase their note-taking independence throughout the year.
An editable version of the notes is also included so you can tailor this resource perfectly to your classroom!
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