Science

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Why NGSS?

Science Standards are from 20 years back. For our students to keep up with the growing technology, our science standards need a major make-over!
Why NGSS?

Science and Engineering Practices

  1. Asking questions (Science) and defining problems (engineering)
  2. Developing and using models
  3. Planning and carrying out investigations
  4. Analyzing and interpreting data
  5. Using mathematics and computational thinking
  6. Constructing explanations (science) and designing solutions (engineering)
  7. Engaging in argument from evidence
  8. Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information

Examples

Analyzing and Interpreting Data

Practice 4 - Analyzing and Interpreting Data
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Crosscutting Concepts

Patterns

Patterns can be something simple as a repeating shapes or events such as the changing seasons. Naturally the human brain is amazing at identifying patterns. For example the moon producing patterns, waves, life cycle, etc

Cause and Effect

Concept 2 - Cause and Effect

Scale, Proportion and Quantity

Concept 3 - Scale, Proportion, and Quantity

Stability and Change

Concept 7 - Stability and Change

References

Next Generation Science Standards. (2015). Retrieved from http://www.nextgenscience.org/