NGSS Science Samples

Yours to tryfree: Hands-on science performance tasks aligned to Next Generation Science Standards. Designed to help students build their skills of inquiry, engineering, and communication, these engaging investigations let learners develop their understanding of science’s big ideas. 

Material is approved by NSTA Recommends and includes performance tasks for instruction and assessment, teacher planning pages, rubrics, and annotated student anchor papers. These samples reflect just a few of the 220 tasks in Scientific Inquiry for the 21st Century: Built for the NGSS.

Not NGSS? Check out Scientific Inquiry for the 21st Century, which supports the following state and national science standards: NSES, NRC, AAAS, and STEM.

Grade Span K-2

Grade Span 3-5

Grade Span 6-8