Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Resources

The CREATE for STEM Institute, along with other state and national partners, is pleased to provide these materials and information to educators, policy-makers and the general public in Michigan to support the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards.  Please feel free to download, use, and adapt these resources.  All materials posted here are provided to the education community under Creative Commons licensing (see below).  If you do use the materials, we ask that you post any feedback or adaptations here or send to us directly.

NGSS Professional Development Workshops

  • Manuscripts, publications, presentations, instructional materials to support teachers

Recent Presentations on NGSS by CREATE staff

  • Powerpoints and / or video of recent presentations to different communities on NGSS by CREATE staff.

Introduction to the Next Generation of Science Standards Event Archive

  • Archive of all handouts and PowerPoint presentations, videos of the general sessions, and links to relevant resources from the conference to introduce the NGSS to Michigan educators held May 28, 2013.


Joe Krajcik, Lappan-Phillips Professor of Science Education at Michigan State University and director of the CREATE for STEM Institute, has made several presentations on the Next Generation Science Standards.

Joe Krajcik: How the Next Generation Science Standards Were Developed

This description of how the NGSS were developed appears on the It's About Time website.

Next Generation Science Standards: The Vision for Science Education and the New Role of Teachers

This video appears on the National Science Teachers Association website. In it, Joe Krajcik and graduate student Kristin Meyer discuss the role of teachers in implementing NGSS.

Recent Presentations

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