Resource Library

The NGSS Network States and Partners support the creation of resources to help educators and administrators as they plan and develop systems of implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards. See below for links to download these materials. These resources are generally provided under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Under this license, with proper attribution, educators may use or adapt materials. See specific resources for any exceptions for licensing. Also note that these resources are intended as drafts that will continually be improved as the NGSS Network receives feedback on their effectiveness.

This video highlights NGSS Crosscutting Concepts in a teacher professional development setting.

This video highlights NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas in a teacher professional development setting.

This video highlights NGSS Science and Engineering Practices in a teacher professional development setting.

This video underscores why the time is right to use the Next Generation Science Standards.

This video highlights a 2nd grade classroom teacher discussing strategies for building students' teamwork skills.

These documents describe examples of what students can learn in NGSS classrooms.

A short document summarizing the development of the NGSS and why K-12 science standards are important.