• Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

    The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) establish guidelines for Science instruction. NGSS-aligned science standards set expectations for what students should know by the end of every grade level in the three dimensions of science:

    • Crosscutting Concepts
    • Core Ideas
    • Practices
  • Next Generation Science Standards

    • Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

      Outlines the new K–12 science standards based on the Framework for K–12 Science Education developed by the National Research Council. These standards are rich in content and practice, arranged in a coherent manner across disciplines and grades, and provide an internationally benchmarked science education to all students. 

    • Toolkits for Educators

      Provides videos and handouts on NGSS and Delaware's enhanced science assessment for teachers and principals to share across schools, in Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) and with families. 

    • K-5 Under construction-coming soon
    • Middle and High School PEs
    • NGSS Presentation

      Provides an overview of Delaware science standards through the years that led to the adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). 

    NGSS Implementation in Delaware

    • Implementation Plan

      Outlines Delaware's implementation plan for the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

    • Implementation Timeline

      Provides a timeline for Delaware's implementation plan for the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

    For more information on Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in Delaware, contact Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development  at 302-735-4180.