Next Generation Science Standards Webinars

GLOBE's webinar series "Aligning the GLOBE Program with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) covers the basics of NGSS, how GLOBE fits with the standards, and lessons learned throughout this initiative.

For a list of the upcoming webinars, click here.

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Webinar Details
Webinar 5 "NGSS Alignment: What does it mean and how do you do it?" Dr. Matt Gilmore of the University of North Dakota and Dr. Lisa Gardiner of SPARK/UCAR, two GLOBE Partners, as they discuss what NGSS means to their organizations and how they are preparing for the adoption of NGSS and the alignment of their resources.

Webinar 4 "An Introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards: Conceptual Shift 5," can be found here.

* Conceptual Shift 5 Science and Engineering are Integrated in the NGSS from K-12


Webinar 3 "An Introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards: Conceptual Shift 4," from 11 September 2013 can be found here. 

Conceptual Shift 4 The NGSS Focus on Deeper Understanding of Content as well as Application of Content


Youtube thumbnail of 18 July 2013 webinar

Webinar 2 "An Introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards: Conceptual Shifts 3 & 7," from 14 August 2013 can be found here. 

Conceptual Shift 3 The science concepts build coherently from K-12

* Conceptual Shift 7 The NGSS and Common Core State Standards (English Language Arts and Mathematics) are Aligned


Youtube thumbnail of 18 July 2013 webinar

Webinar 1: "An Introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards: Conceptual Shifts 1 & 2" from 18 July 2013  can be found here.

* Conceptual Shift 1 K-12 Science Education Should Reflect the Interconnected Nature of Science as it is Practiced and Experienced in the Real World.

* The Next Generation Science Standards are student performance expectations - NOT curriculum.