Next Generation Science Standards Archives - Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Next Generation Science Standards


The Illinois Math and Science Academy in partnership with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is pleased to provide Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) professional development for K-5 science teachers across the state of Illinois. Teachers will participate in a one day immersive experience engaging in model science lessons, the significant shifts with NGSS, and a deeper understanding of three dimensional teaching.

All teachers will receive the needed supplies and manipulatives to immediately implement these lessons.


Grade Level: Kindergarten

Animal Coat Changes

Build a Nest

Time to Eat


Which Shovel

Winter Clothing Challenge


Grade Level: 1st Grade

Animal Match : Young versus Adult

Can You See It?F

Join the Band



What’s That Sound?

Grade Level: 2nd Grade


Heating, Cooling, and Reversability

Look at That

Make It

Map It

What are they doing?

Grade Level: 3rd Grade

Life Cycle

Magnet Cars

Patterns and Prediction

Protecting from the Hazard

Weather and Climate

Upcoming PD Events

4th grade NGSS PD – Tuesday, November 5 – Hazelcrest

5th grade NGSS PD – Tuesday, November 5 – Hazelcrest

Register HERE to attend these sessions


If you are interested in bringing this to your district or region please e-mail our administrative assistant, June Hubbard at: