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Science K–12 Learning Standards

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Elementary Science
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The Washington State K-12 Science Learning Standards (WSSLS) are the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). These standards describe what students should know and be able to do at each grade level.

Science Learning Standards

NRC Conceptual Framework

The National Research Council (NRC) published A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas, to propose a new approach to K-12 science education, that will capture students' interest and provide them with the necessary foundational knowledge in the field.

Evaluation Tools for NGSS Alignment