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Next Generation Science Standards

The Next Generation Science Standards identify content, science, and engineering practices that all students should learn from kindergarten to high school graduation. The chart below shows where the Air Quality Flag Program can fit with the Next Generation Science Standards (listed by topic).

Next Generation Science Standards and Air Quality Flag Program chart (PDF, 1 p., 70KB, about PDF)

GRADE NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE STANDARDS
K - 2 Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
Earth’s Systems
Engineering Design
3 - 5 Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
Weather and Climate
Energy
Earth’s Systems
Engineering Design
6 - 8 Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems
Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
Growth, Development, and Reproduction of Organisms
Earth’s Systems
Weather and Climate
Human Impacts
Engineering Design
9 - 12 Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
Earth’s Systems
Weather and Climate
Human Sustainability
Engineering Design
More about the standards: Exit AIRNow
Next Generation Science Standards
Standards listed by topic

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