Bring the NGSS science standards to life with these easy-to-use, printable posters for middle school science. They are perfect for showing students, parents, and administrators the science standard that is at the root of your lesson. The illustrations and kid-friendly language help students make sense of the standards. Compatible with the Next Generation Science Standards for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades.
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This blog post explains a FREE product designed to help you understand the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) for both middle school and high school. These standards, and the details behind them, have been re-organized to be easier to read, understand, and implement in your classroom as you design your curriculum. Enjoy this teacher-friendly breakdown - By: It's Not Rocket Science
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS): Middle School Structure of Matter and Chemical Reactions. Breakdown of standards by topic, description, link to Common Core, link to California Science Standards, learning scale for grading, key vocabulary, and sample questions.
This project correlates with my unit on forces and motion in my physical science middle school class. Over a span of three days, students design a car that will protect a raw egg from breaking when it hits the ground after being on a ramp. The students will then test and modify their design.
NGSS aligned for middle school grades 6-8 Practice 4: Analyzing and interpreting data. These graphing stations are a great way to get students to interact with the different forms of data. The graphing notes are a great resource for students to refer to as they work through the station activities.