Sonoma County Office of Education

Next Generation Science

Access the Standards

General Websites


Standards by Discipline or Topic
The Next Generation Science Standards can be viewed by grade level, arranged by Disciplinary Core Ideas or Topic. The standards may be downloaded by individual grade level at the CDE website or in complete K-12 sets using the links below.


NGSS Appendices
California has also adopted the NGSS Appendices (A-M) to assist teachers with the implementation of the standards and to aid in the development of the new science curriculum framework. The appendices are available below as PDFs.

  1. Conceptual Shifts
  2. Responses to Public Drafts
  3. College and Career Readiness
  4. All Standards, All Students | Case Studies
  5. Disciplinary Core Idea Progressions
  6. Science and Engineering Practices
  7. Crosscutting Concepts
  8. Nature of Science
  9. Engineering Design in the NGSS
  10. Science, Technology, Society, and the Environment
  11. Model Course Mapping in Middle and High School
  12. Connections to CCSS-Mathematics
  13. Connections to CCSS-Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects

Related Documents
Available as PDFs