National Research Council Releases Science Standards

Next generation science standards are being released.

An artist's illustration of PH1, a planet discovered by volunteers from the Planet Hunters citizen science project. PH1, shown in the foreground, is the first reported case of a planet orbiting a double-star that, in turn, is orbited by a second distant pair of stars. The phenomenon is called a circumbinary planet in a four-star system.

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-Next generation science standards are being released.

The standards are being developed through a collaborative state led process managed by achieve.

The standards will be arranged in a coherent manner across disciplines and grades to provide students an internationally bench-marked science education.

The standards will be based upon the framework for K-12 science education developed by the National Research Council.

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