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Transform Your Favorite Textbook Labs into NGSS SEP Superstars!

Do you have a collection of your favorite, classic laboratory experiments? Why not upgrade them to provide new lab experiences with the experiments!
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Literacy and NGSS in the K-2 Classroom

When will I teach science? I don’t have enough time in the day to teach science! One more thing added to a teacher’s (already full) plate.
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High School NGSS: The Sneaker Wave

Sneaker waves are very large, powerful coastal waves that approach and surge further onto the shore suddenly and unexpectedly.
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CA NGSS TIME: California’s Toolkit for Instructional Materials Evaluation

California adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in 2013. The State Board of Education (SBE) adopted the California Curriculum Framework for Science in November 2016.
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The San Diego Urban Ant Project: Engaging Students in Scientific Practices Through Authentic Collaboration

One fall morning, following a rare rainstorm, second-grade students arrived at their classroom and shrieked in excitement.
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Bringing California’s Marine Protected Areas to Your Students

California is at the forefront of coastal protection, and many actions being taken to preserve our coast align with standards already taught in the classroom.
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Tracy’s NGSS Implementation Journey: Lessons to Share

Tracy Unified School District (TUSD) became a part of the K-12 Alliance’s @WestEd CA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation Initiative (EII) in 2014-15.
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Science Fair and NGSS: An Updated Approach

During the early years of the Industrial Revolution, the American Institute’s Children’s Fair was held in New York City.
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Crosscutting Concepts: Outcomes From Action Research

Crosscutting concepts are the lens through which students can find connections across content.
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Helping Students Become Science Language Learners with the 5E Model

In the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), we are working to prepare students to be critical thinkers, creative problem-solvers, and strong communicators—the leaders of tomorrow. Science is a core part of that.
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