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Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

To help users explore the Next Generation Science Standards and find related educational resources, NSDL has chosen to present the Performance Expectations and the three dimensions of NGSS: 1) Science and Engineering Practices (SEP); 2) Crosscutting Concepts (CC); and 3) Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCI). These are shown as Categories in the first selection menu below. Learn more about the NGSS

Next Generation Science Standards

More information on Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) can be explored at the NGSS site.

Next Generation Science Standards corresponding to AAAS Benchmarks for Science Literacy are available for selected benchmarks (as of August 6, 2013). See NSDL's Science Literacy Maps (SLM). Learn more about the crosswalk developed between AAAS Benchmarks and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

For this standards browse display, NSDL has chosen to present the Performance Expectations and the three dimensions of NGSS: 1) Science and Engineering Practices (SEP); 2) Crosscutting Concepts (CC); and 3) Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCI). These are shown as Categories in the first selection menu below.

We encourage your feedback or suggestions for effective display of elements of the NGSS. Feel free to provide comments/suggestions via the NSDL ContactUs form - use NGSS in the subject line. Thanks!