Access the Next Generation Science Standards from the official site, hosted by WestEd.  Instructional Resources that have been reviewed using the EQuIP Rubric and show alignment to NGSS are awarded Design Badges.

Read A Framework for K-12 Science Education, published in 2011, which is the document that the NGSS is based on.

The Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) has published the RI Curriculum Framework for Science This document provides guidance and resources for implementing the NGSS and assessing students' proficiency toward meeting the standards. 

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) provides blogs, books, webinars, in-person conferences, and periodicals on a multitude of topics related to NGSS and science instruction and assessment.

The team at STEM Teaching Tools, supported by NSF, offers research-based tools on many aspects of NGSS implementation and assessment.

The Wonder of Science provides supportive materials for implementing the NGSS as well as materials to support professional learning.

EdReports has reviewed science curriculum materials to determine Design for NGSS, Coherence & Scope, and Usability.  Those with a green rating in all three gateways will be included on RIDE's list of high-quality instructional materials (HQIM).



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