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Free Online Course: Understanding the Next Generation Science Standards

Additional Resources:

Tne Next Generation Science Standards

The official website for NGSS.

The Framework for K-12 Science Education

This document serves as the "blueprint" for NGSS. It is a necessary requirement for understanding the new standards.  Download it for free.


Resources, webinars and short courses related to NGSS by the National Science Teachers Association.

Six Conceptual Shifts from NGSS

NGSS makes six major shifts from previous science standards documents.  Read about them here.


WSST NGSS Session Resources


Session 1: Overview


Session 2&3: NGSS and CCSS ELA - Literacy

Presentation Inputs

Presentation Outputs

NGSS Practice 8 (Literacy Connection)

Blogging In Science

CCSS Literacy Chart

DPI Text Structure

Evidence or Not (3 Column Organizer)



Session 4: NGSS Model Course Maps

(remember, these are all draft documents!)


NGSS Appendix J

Course Maps w/ DCI

Conceptual Understanding Course Map (6-8)

Conceptual Understanding Course Map (9-12)

Modified Disciplinary Course Map (9-12)

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