FREE Shipping on all our products! (Please expect 2 to 3 weeks for delivery due to transit delays. We ship every day including Saturday.)

0

Your Cart is Empty

3 reasons I love to use notebooking for science {Episode 14}

October 03, 2016 2 min read

Episode 14 – 3 reasons I love to use notebooking for science

Notebooking is a fantastic way to record what your students are learning in science. This technique has been around for hundreds of years. Men and woman like DaVinci, Beatrix Potter, and Thomas Edison all took advantage of notebooking.

In episode 14 of the Tips for Homeschool Science Show, I am going to share three reasons why I love to use notebooking for science!

Watch the Video

Or listen to the audio

Share the Tips

If you found these homeschool science tips to be helpful, would you please take a moment to rate it oniTunes or Stitcher? This would help me tremendously in getting the word out, so that more ear buds are filled with science-teaching encouragement.

The Highlights

In notebooking, the students are not merely regurgitating facts.

Notebooking has two key components:

  • Material Content – The text that students write.
  • Visual Content – A picture that coordinates with the topic.

Three reasons I love notebooking:

  • Notebooking requires the students to think about what they have learned.
  • Notebooking provides freedom for the students.
  • Notebooking engages both sides of the students’ brains.

To get started with notebooking, follow these three steps:

  • Read up on notebooking.
  • Choose what resource you will use.
  • Create a notebooking page.

Additional Resources

Listen to these two episodes to learn about writing in science:

Read the following articles to learn more about notebooking:



Also in {Podcast} The Tips for Homeschool Science Show

Science Soundtracks #1: Science is too Hard {Episode 102}

January 17, 2022 5 min read

Science Soundtracks Prequel: The Explanation Behind Season 8 {Episode 101}

January 10, 2022 4 min read

Season 8 of the Tips for Homeschool Science Show is here! Click "Read More" to listen to the backstory behind the season.

13 Questions about the programs of Elemental Science {Episode 100}

May 10, 2021 2 min read

Get your Elemental Science questions answered in the 100th episode of the Tips for Homeschool Science Show.

We have done a few Zoom sessions over the past month and we thought you all might have the same questions the attendees did. Click "Read More" to listen to the Q & A sections from those calls.

Join Us