If you are still unsure about incorporating science notebooks in your classroom, be sure to read this article from NSTA. In this article, you will find 5 compelling reasons why science notebooks are such an amazing tool to foster your students' critical thinking skills.
I really like how this video gives you a quick introduction to science notebooks, and describes what they are, and what they aren't and what should be included in them. The creator also includes great visuals which are always helpful to me!
It is important to teach students how to produce quality work to set them up for success now and in their future. This video provides ways to teach your students to do quality work in their science notebooks.