Standards

End of instruction goals or benchmarks for student proficiency.

This overview video provides a quick look at the importance of Next Generation Science Standards.

International Science Standards Benchmarking Study

A 2010 study from Achieve of the science standards from ten foreign countries – selected based on their strong performance on international assessments. This study informed the development of the NRC Framework and the Next Generation Science Standards.

Video: Why NGSS?

This video underscores why the time is right to use the Next Generation Science Standards.