The Next Generation Science Standards: A Focus on Physical Science

by: Joe Krajcik

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.

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Learning Progression NGSS Performance Expectations Physical Science


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 3/1/2013Stock # sc13_050_07_7Volume 050Issue 07

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