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NGSS Grade Level Planner

NGSS Integrated Unit Planner

NGSS 5E Lesson Plan Template

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NGSS Phenomena


NSTA Website

NGSS Resources

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

On September 4, 2013, the State Board of Education (SBE) adopted the Next Generation Science Standards for California Public Schools, Kindergarten through Grade Twelve (CA NGSS) as required by California Education Code60605.85. The NGSS Appendices A-M were also adopted to assist teachers in the implementation of the new science standards and to aid in the development of the new science curriculum framework.

So Why The Change?

How Are NGSS different from previous CA Science Standards


LAUSD NGSS Materials


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Kindergarten through Grade Five Standards

Standards Arranged by Disciplinary Core Ideas (Life, Earth and Space, and Physical Science)

Standards Arranged by Topic

(e.g., Chemical Reactions, Structure and Function, or Space Systems)

LAUSD Resources

LAUSD Resources