The activities included here are designed to help you facilitate a successful NGSS training for a team of educators. All are flexible and modular. Use them all together, or just pick and choose a few that meet your needs!

NGSS Unlocked

Introduction to the NGSS


Start your very first training by addressing some of the more straightforward questions about the NGSS.

Exploring the Science and Engineering Practices

Practices Brainstorm and Sort


Help teachers connect their prior knowledge about science practices to this new conceptual framework.

Considering the Crosscutting Concepts

Digging into the DCIs

Anatomy of the DCIs


The Disciplinary Core Ideas prioritize moving away from the “mile wide, inch deep” model of science learning.

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