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Next Generation Science Standards Implementation II: Cross-Cutting Concepts and CCSS Alignment

Recorded on February 25, 2015

This webinar is the second in a series sponsored by the California State University (CSU) Chancellor’s Office with support from CSU East Bay and WestEd. 

The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) create an unprecedented opportunity to advance students’ understanding and excitement about science.

The NGSS features seven cross-cutting concepts that are key across science and engineering. In line with these concepts, this webinar demonstrates how to prepare current and future K-6 teachers to advance their students’ knowledge of how science and engineering connect in a coherent and scientific view of the world.

Presenters provide examples of teaching approaches and activities that advance understanding of the concepts and the integration of NGSS with the Common Core State Standards in Math and English/Language Arts.

Who Will Benefit

The series is aimed at a broad group of stakeholders in education—university faculty, district administrators, and STEM coordinators.

Other Webinars in This Series


Webinar Presenter(s):

James Postma Professor of Chemistry, California State University (CSU), Chico
Bev Marcum Bev Marcum Professor of Biological Sciences, Faculty Expert in Science Education (Biology), CSU Chico
Fred Nelson Fred Nelson Assistant Professor of Education, Faculty Expert in Science Education (Physics), CSU Fresno
Mara Brady Mara Brady Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Studies, Faculty Expert in Science Education (Earth and Environmental Studies), CSU Fresno
Judi Kusnick Judi Kusnick Professor of Geology, Faculty Expert in K-12 Professional Development in the NGSS, CSU Sacramento

Materials from the Webinar