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Why Every Cleanroom Needs a Cleanroom Notebook

In order to perform their intended function, cleanrooms need to be specially cared for and maintained. Used in industries such as manufacturing, technology, and the sciences, cleanrooms are controlled environments where airborne particles, fumes, and other pollutants are kept at specific levels in order to avoid contamination. Maintaining such an environment in a way that […]

3 Ways to Make Your Notebook More Personal

If you’re a student, engineer, or scientist, then you probably spend a lot of time with your laboratory notebook. Since you and your notebook are going to be spending so much time in each other’s company, why not put a little effort into making your notebook into something a little more exciting and reflective of […]

Famous People and Their Notebooks

Think your laboratory notebook is just there for taking notes for class and doodling in the margins? Then you’re definitely underestimating the potential of the humble notebook, into which some of the important thoughts of creations throughout the last few hundred years of human history have been recorded. Often, the person scribbling notes didn’t even […]

3 Ways Teachers Are Using Scientific Notebooks in the Classroom

Even the youngest scientist knows that the smallest details can make a difference. One of the most difficult things for students to do is to store all of their questions, observations, and experiments in their memory and retrieve the accurate information when it is needed again. A scientific notebook is a valuable tool for providing […]

How to Make Scientific Notebooks More Interactive!

Any teacher knows that telling students something isn’t enough to help them understand and retain it for future reference. The more they use their senses to experience different aspects of a theory or project, the more they will understand the related concepts and not just memorize the facts. One way that teachers can accomplish this […]

The Importance of a Good Laboratory Notebook

Think a good, old-fashioned scientific notebook is a relic of the past now that we live in the age of smartphones and tablets? Think again. Unlike electronic devices, notebooks can be taken anywhere and used at any time, under just about any conditions, and can be used to perform many essential functions in a laboratory […]

The Late Trailblazer of Science: Trudy Dickinson

Despite the fact that she lived in a male-dominated world, Trudy Dickinson managed to successfully integrate herself in both the worlds of business and science. Dickinson, alongside Jean Thomas, founded Pentex Incorporated, a manufacturing company that was heavily invested in the production of blood proteins. Her company was single-handedly responsible for filling laboratory notebooks with […]