Dear Teachers, Elementary and Secondary School Principals,

The link below will take you to the final version of the 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)


Arranged by Topic


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……