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NGSS Overview

The Next Generation Science Standards are designed to help realize a vision for education in the science and engineering in which students, over multiple years of school, actively engage in scientific and engineering practices and apply crosscutting concepts to deepen their understanding of the core ideas in these fields. (NRC Framework 2012, p. 10) 


A Framework for K-12 Science Education (free PDF download)

NGSS Front Matter (Introduction to NGSS)

Appendix A - Conceptual Shifts in the Next Generation Science Standards

Bozemanscience Video

What is Different about the Next Generation Science Standards?

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