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Understanding Next Generation Science Standards

Understanding Next Generation Science Standards


In this lesson you will learn the basics of the NGSS Science Standards

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Notes on "Understanding Next Generation Science Standards"

(00:00-00:21) Intro

(00:22-00:34) Objectives

(00:35-01:41) History of NG Science Standards

(01:42-02:27) The Framework

(02:28-03:53) Disciplinary Core Ideas

(03:54-05:04) Cross Cutting Concepts

(05:05-06:44) Science & Engineering Practices

(06:45-08:04) Positives & Negatives

(08:05-08:14) Review

(08:15-09:12) Reflection

Additional Resources

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

The NGSS site is a comprehensive website that includes the NGSS standards, resources for teachers and embedded professional learning videos and resources. It is important to note that when searching the standards, you can search by topic or by disciplinary core idea (dci). Most school districts make a collective decision on which method to use when incorporating the standards into their curriculum and instruction. This link provides you access to both the topic view and the dci view.


How to Read the Next Generation Science Standards 

The NGSS are challenging to read at first. Their structure is different than most standards that teachers work with on a regular basis. In an effort to help teachers understand how to read the standards, NGSS has developed this useful video on how to read the standards.

Bozeman Science Next Generation Science Standards

Videos from Bozeman Science on lessons connected to the Next Generation Science Standards. Teachers can click on topics for instructional videos matching NGSS topics. These videos can be used in classroom instruction or as integral components in flipped lessons.


EQuIP Quality Review Process 

This Equip Rubric is for the review of math lessons and units aligned to the CCSS math standards. Currently there are many resources available with a CCSS sticker attached, yet very few of these resources are actually aligned. As an educator it can be difficult to know if a resource is aligned. The Equip rubric provides an easy to use rubric for educators to use in selecting and developing resources and lessons aligned to the CCSS.


Educators Evaluating Quality Instructional Products (EQuIP)

This is a video on how to use the Equip Rubric resource. Scroll to the bottom of page and click on tab labeled "Equip Training Materials."