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
Next Generation Science Standards
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.
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.
An explanation of standards placement for grades 6-12 created by the Delaware Next Generation Science Standards Review Committee.
For more information on Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in Delaware, contact Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development at 302-735-4180.