The Next Generation Science Standards: A Focus on Physical Scienceby: Joe Krajcik

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This article focuses on the NGSS disciplinary core ideas in physical science, the development of those ideas across time, the importance of blending core ideas with scientific and engineering practices to build understanding, and the development of performance expectations.

Grades
  • Elementary
Publication Date
3/1/2013

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Reviews (2)
  • on Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:17 AM

This article is a great short summary of the disciplinary core ideas in the physical sciences. These short articles are a great way to get an understanding of the pieces and parts of the NGSS without the length of the Framework.

Wendy Ruchti  (Pocatello, ID)
Wendy Ruchti (Pocatello, ID)

  • on Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:39 AM

This quote from the article summarizes its main content...."The Framework stresses that standards should emphasize all three dimensions by integrating scientific and engineering practices with crosscutting concepts and disciplinary core ideas to develop performance expectations." This article emphasizes how core ideas are built upon as students age and how this knowledge leads students to understand the world around them and how things are interrelated

Betty Paulsell  (Kansas City, MO)
Betty Paulsell (Kansas City, MO)


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