NGSS stands for Next Generation Science Standards. These are the standards California adopted for use in science instruction k-12. Below, you'll some information and resources for our standards.

For Parents

For Teachers

NGSS offers many materials to support parents in the shift in our work. Here are a few helpful tools.

Tip: Start your science lessons with a phenomenon, which is defined in NGSS as "natural... observable events that occur in the universe and that ... we can explain or predict..."

  • Find many phenomenon at
  • Phenomenon make for a fun and exciting way to begin inquiry-based learning!
1 NGSSFactSheet2016revised.pdf

Explore the 3-Dimensions of NGSS!

NewVision with NGSS.pdf
NGSS TheThreeDimensions.pdf
1 April2017 NGSS NOW2.pdf