End of instruction goals or benchmarks for student proficiency.

This overview video provides a quick look at the importance of Next Generation Science Standards.

International Science Standards Benchmarking Study

A 2010 study from Achieve of the science standards from ten foreign countries – selected based on their strong performance on international assessments. This study informed the development of the NRC Framework and the Next Generation Science Standards.

This document shows all NGSS performance expectations grouped by topic.

Video: Why NGSS?

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