Students Dissecting Owl Pellets

    View California Next Generation Science Standards

    Guided by the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), students build science mastery through repeated opportunities for meaningful, engaging, and successful learning experiences. To provide those experiences, the new standards lay out a coherent progression for K–12 science based on accumulated research about science learning. Science is more than a disconnected sequence of facts—it requires understanding of the process of science, the fundamental ideas within each discipline of science, and certain underlying themes that are common to all the sciences.

    The table below summarizes the three-dimensional learning of the NGSS:

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