It is important to understand how to read the Next Generation Science Standards before trying to use them in your lesson and activity planning. In essence, you need to understand the following components within the components:
To better understand how to read the standards, either read the document or watch the video linked below.
The Next Generation Science Standards are arranged into four main areas: life science, earth & space science, physical science, and engineering. For high school, these main areas are then subdivided by Disciplinary Core Idea into the following areas of study:
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