A Little Science Humor
National Science Standards
The Next Generation Science Standards are going to be the nationally-adopted "common core" standards in science. The first draft of the NGSS were released on May 11, and are open for public comment until Friday June 1. They are based on The New Framework for K-12 Science Education, the final version of which were released in July 2011. The NGSS are based on the New Framework and their development is being guided by the National Research Council, with partners AAAS, NSTA and Achieve.
The projected timeline for their development is this: