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Science

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Published: 3/5/2020 5:58 PM
NGSS Background

On September 20, 2011 Kentucky was announced as a Lead State Partner in the development of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) with Achieve, Inc. 

The NGSS were approved by the Kentucky Board of Education at their June 5, 2013 meeting. After completing the legislative review process, the science standards became incorporated into the Kentucky Academic Standards for implementation in the classroom.

The NGSS were based on the Framework for K-12 Science Education published by the National Academies Press and available to download or read online for free. 
A brief outlining the Framework is also available to download.


Standards

The standards along with several supporting documents are available from the Next Generation Science Standards website


Video: How to Read the Science Standards



Next Generation Science Standards Resource Library Links

Next Generation Science Resource Library

Next Generation Science Resources for Teachers

Next Generation Science Resources for Parents

Next Generation Science Resources for Districts


Please email the science team if you have any questions.

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