Next Generation Science Standards: Science and Engineering Practices

NC Essential Science Standards - NGSS Science and Engineering Practices

NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas - NGSS Cross Cutting Concepts - STEM Rubric

 

For each standard, you will find NC SCIENCE NOW features addressing that standard!


ASKING QUESTIONS (FOR SCIENCE) AND DEFINING PROBLEMS (FOR ENGINEERING)

  • Explainer: Object Conservation
  • Explainer: The Horse-Human Relationship
  • Explainer: Rapid Water Testing
  • Explainer: The Snake Doctor
  • Explainer: Strawberry Mania
  • Science From The Bottom Of The World
  • Vaccine Hunters
  • Stop and Listen
  • Futuristic Fibers
  • Cicada Secrets
  • A Model Foot


DEVELOPING AND USING MODELS

  • Explainer: Forecasting Storm Surge with Big Data
  • Explainer: Looking For Lincoln
  • Explainer: A Model Fish
  • Explainer: Self-Healing Muscles
  • Grave School Lessons
  • Small Creatures/Large Lessons
  • Ocean Energy
  • Reinventing the Toilet

PLANNING AND CARRYING OUT INVESTIGATIONS

  • Explainer: Raincatchers
  • Explainer: Gray Seal Tracking
  • Explainer: Fish Tagging
  • We All Live Downstream
  • New Use For Coal Ash
  • The Bee-utiful Bee
  • Life On The Rocks
  • Eyes In The Skies
  • New Fields For Food
  • Precision Medicine
  • A New Perspective
  • A Long Look at Longevity
  • Shark Tagging
  • Sensational Singing Mice
  • Rethinking the Unthinkable


ANALYZING AND INTERPRETING DATA

  • Explainer: Invasion of the Lionfish
  • Explainer: Library of Plants
  • Explainer: Digging Dinos
  • Secrets of Tidal Creeks
  • The Air We Breathe
  • Mystery Dino
  • Wondering About The Weather
  • Where In The World Is Ms. Palma?
  • Tracing the Coastline
  • Here Comes the Sea


USING MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTATIONAL THINKING

  • Explainer: Greening the Golf Course
  • Acorns Count
  • Aquaponics: Farming For The Future
  • Brewing The Perfect Cup
  • Marvelous Music Machine
  • It Just Takes A Byte


CONSTRUCTING EXPLANATIONS (FOR SCIENCE) AND DESIGNING SOLUTIONS (FOR ENGINEERING)

  • Explainer: Riding the Wind
  • Explainer: Fruit Infusion
  • Explainer: Digging For History
  • Explainer: Where the Wild Things Are
  • Explainer: Biochemistry of Beer
  • Explainer: The 99% Solution
  • The Peanut Solution
  • The Bone Lab
  • Micro Organs
  • Oh Christmas Tree
  • Super Fruit Science
  • Reef Life
  • The Liver Takes It All
  • Textile Trials
  • Just A Spoonful of Soybeans
  • Seeking Sea Power


ENGAGING IN ARGUMENT FROM EVIDENCE

  • Power to the Pedal
  • The Great Migration
  • Leaping Lemurs
  • Dinosaur GPS
  • Oh Shuck!
  • Just Moving Along


OBTAINING, EVALUATING, AND COMMUNICATING INFORMATION

  • What A Pain!
  • Predict the Rip





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