About this Product:
This product includes 8
INB activities that are essential for EVERY
science classroom. The activities get your students thinking and behaving like REAL scientists. They can be used to introduce science at the beginning of the year or to reinforce skills throughout the year.
INB Unit Format:
This differentiated interactive notebook unit is composed of interactive notebook chapters. Each chapter includes:
• An overview with photos of the completed INB activity
• One page of input notes (differentiated when necessary)
• At least one INB activity (key included)
• A 4-5 question mini assessment (key included)
• A 2-part reflection exercise
Topics are differentiated for upper elementary and intermediate grades. Topics are differentiated with a color and shape code.
Important Note: This product does not contain "black diamond" chapters. However, the ideas and skills addressed in the product span from upper elementary all the way to high school.
The concepts and skills addressed in this product align with the NGSS Nature of Science eight major themes. This product addresses themes that extend the science and engineering practices and cross-cutting concepts across grades 3-5 and 6-8. These practices are outlined in Appendix F and H at http://www.nextgenscience.org/get-to-know.
Chapter 1: What is science?
Chapter 2: The Scientific Method
Chapter 3: Scrutinizing Science
Chapter 4: Theory, Fact & Opinion
Chapter 5: Science in the Media (How to be an Informed Consumer)
Chapter 6: Limitations to Science
Chapter 7: Science and Ethics
Chapter 8: Types of Scientific Research
Additional Understanding Nature of Science Teaching Materials:
Understanding the Nature of Science PowerPoint, Notes & Exam
Understanding the Nature of Science Task Cards
Nature of Science Unit Activities
Be sure to check out:
• All my Nature of Science
• A FREE
Interactive Notebook Unit to learn more about my INB products
• The FREE Cheat Sheet
for a summary of important science, lab & engineering practices
• All my Earth Science
, Life Science
and Physical Science
• Interactive Notebook Templates for Primary Grades (K-2)
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