Part 2: The Standards
The standards are being developed by Achieve, Inc.
The Next Generation Science Standards are final and they will rely heavily on the architecture spelled out in the framework.
The Framework document itself--from this link, a pdf of the entire K-12 Framework for Science Education document can be downloaded for free
Framework Report Brief--a 6 page summary of the framework document
NSTA Reading Guide the the K-12 Science Framework-- this document provides an overview of each section and provides suggestions for professional development questions for science educators
Click on the link to view the NGSS Preview Sessions Calendar!