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ERIC Number: EJ1020495
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Mar
Pages: 11
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8148
The "Next Generation Science Standards": A Focus on Physical Science
Krajcik, Joe
Science and Children, v50 n7 p7-17 Mar 2013
What should all students know about the physical sciences? Why should all students have a basic understanding of these ideas? An amazing number of new scientific breakthroughs have occurred in the last 20 years that impact daily lives. This article focuses on the "Next Generation Science Standards" (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.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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