These notes were intended to coincide with the Naming Scientific Fields PowerPoint. This lecture leads students through the basics of naming scientific fields through an understanding of prefixes and roots words. Student will practice their skills by interpreting the names of various scientists, and will end the lesson with more practice interpreting vocabulary based on prefixes, suffixes and root words. Both a fill-in-the-blank version and a question based version of the notes are included! A vocabulary reference sheet is also available if you do not already have one for your students.