Polka Dots and Protons - Interactive Science Notebooks & More

My goal is to make interactive science notebooks engaging for 5th grade and middle school science students while improving science test scores. NGSS expert, teacher, tpt author, mom, & widow

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Teach middle school students about sexual and asexual reproduction minus the awkwardness. Some students slowly sink down in their chairs lik...
2019-2021 (A little bit of background info.): "Is something wrong with me? Am I cursed?" I asked my mom's best friend, Sue, wh...
Once we started talking about space, my science students inevitably had a million questions that made my head spin: Are there other stars in...
This is on of my favorite science experiments to do with my students! Why do I love it? There is no huge prep or mess and you can get your s...
  Clear interactive science notebook expectations can be a game changer for keeping notebooks the disasters they can sometimes be. Putting t...