NGSS Encourages Teachers to Focus on Science in Early Elementary School

For many early elementary classrooms across the United States, the amount of time that has been allotted for educators to teach science is minimal. But as more schools continue to adopt Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*, or state standards similar to NGSS, many educators are experiencing or anticipating a shift toward increased science education exposure for early elementary students. This means more time in the classroom learning about science, especially for grades K-2!