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Connections to the Common Core (Mathematics) and Next Generation Science Standards


Selected Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

 

Measurement and Data

Represent and Interpret Data

 

Geometry

Graph points on the coordinate plane to solve real-world and mathematical problems.

 

 

Next Generation Science Standards

The NGSS are based upon the National Research Council’s A Framework for k-12 Science education:  Practices, Crosscutting Concepts and Core Ideas (2012)The standards have three foundational dimensions:  Science and Engineering Practices, Disciplinary Core Ideas and Crosscutting Concepts. 

Components of the framework specific to the program are identified below.  For details within each core idea you can download a free copy: A Framework for k-12 Science education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts and Core Ideas (2012)

Core and Component Ideas in the Physical Sciences

Motion and Stability:  Forces and Interaction

Core Idea Physical Science 2A:  Forces and Motion

Core Idea Physical Science 2B:  Types of Interactions

 

Energy

Core Idea Physical Science 3A:  Definitions of energy

Core Idea Physical Science 3B:  Conservation of energy and energy transfer

Core Idea Physical Science 3C:  Relationship between energy and forces

 

 

 

Core and Component Ideas in the Life Sciences

From Molecules to Organisms:  Structures and Processes

Core Idea Life Science 1A:  Structure and Function

Core Idea Life Science 1B:  Growth and Development of Organisms

 

Core and Component Ideas in Engineering, Technology, and Applications of Science (ETS)

Engineering Design

                Core Idea ETS1A:  Defining and Delimiting and Engineering Problem

                Core Idea ETS1B:  Developing Possible Solutions

 

Links Among Engineering, Technology, Science, and Society:

                Core Idea ETS2A:  Interdependence of Science, Engineering, and Technology

 

 

References:

 

Achieve, Inc. (2013).  Next Generation Science Standards.  Achieve, Inc. on behalf of the twenty-six states and the partners that collaborated on the NGSS.  Retrieved April 11, 2013 from http://www.nextgenscience.org/next-generation-science-standards

 

New York State P-12 Common Core Mathematics Learning Standards.  Retrieved April 11, 2013 from http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/common_core_standards/

 

National Research Council.  (2012).  A Framework for K-12 Science Education:  Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas.  Committee on a Conceptual Framework for a New K-12 Science Education Standards.  Board on Science Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Science and Education.  Washington, DC:  The National Academies Press.