Dear Teachers, Elementary and Secondary School Principals,

The link below will take you to the final version of the Next Generation Science Standards.

http://www.nextgenscience.org/next-generation-science-standards 

Please note:  the NYS Board of Regents has not yet rendered a decision regarding the adoption/non-adoption of the NGSS as New York State’s science learning standards.  

It would not be a bad idea however to get a sense of what the standards are about.  If you go to the link provided, you will find prompts for:

Download PDFs of the NGSS:                                    

Arranged by Disciplinary Core Idea (DCI)

( http://63960de18916c597c345-8e3bed018cb857642bed25a591e65353.r63.cf1.rackcdn.com/Standards%20by%20DCI%20FINAL.pdf)

Arranged by Topic

(http://63960de18916c597c345-8e3bed018cb857642bed25a591e65353.r63.cf1.rackcdn.com/K-12%20Combined%20by%20Topic.pdf)

The standards are also available on Scribd.

At this point in time, just be aware they are out there and share these links with your science teachers.  Stay tuned……