Contact Information
13939 Diagonal Rd
Clearwater, Kansas 67026

8:00am - 4:30pm

Phone: 620-584-3300
Toll Free: 877-875-3305
Fax: 620-584-3307

KSDE adopted the Next Generation Science Standards as Kansas' science standards in July 2013.
This site is dedicated to teaching with NGSS.

Science and Engineering Practices

1. Asking questions (for science) and defining problems (for engineering) 
2. Developing and using models 
3. Planning and carrying out investigations 
4. Analyzing and interpreting data 
5. Using mathematics and computational thinking 
6. Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering) 
7. Engaging in argument from evidence 
8. Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information

Cross-Cutting Concepts

1. Patterns. 
2. Cause and effect
3. Scale, proportion, and quantity. 
4. Systems and system models.  
5. Energy and matter
6. Structure and function. 
7. Stability and change. 

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