Catalyst Next Generation Science Curriculum is a Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) aligned curriculum for K-12, including Integrated Earth and Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics at the high school level.
Each grade- and content-level curriculum includes learning sequences that are anchored in phenomena, follow a storyline, adhere to the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS) 5E instructional model (Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, Evaluate), and incorporate student-centered instructional strategies.
Every unit has been evaluated using criteria from the NGSS lesson screener tool and EQuIP (Educators Evaluating the Quality of Instructional Products) rubric to ensure it is well-aligned to all three dimensions (Science and Engineering Practices, Disciplinary Core Ideas, and Crosscutting Concepts) of NGSS.
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