Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards

Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0

Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0

The Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0 contains Project WET's best science teaching methods, in 64 engaging, easy-to-follow activities. As the premier water education resource available, Guide 2.0 is fully correlated to major educational standards including the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), Common Core State Standards and Ocean and Climate Literacy Principles as defined by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Guide 2.0 is available through training workshops organized by the Project WET USA Network. Click here to find the closest partner.

Download the full table of correlations for Guide 2.0

   

PWET NGSS CorrelationsNext Generation Science Standards

Correlations for the Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0 are available to view in table format or in a detailed document describing how each activity addresses the three deminsions of the correlated NGSS performance expectations. Individual correlation documents for each activity are available on the Water Education Portal* under the respective activity. 

Download the table of NGSS correlations for Guide 2.0

*Portal membership is included with Guide 2.0 after participation in a Project WET Educator Workshop. Contact your local Project WET partner for more information on available workshops.

Project WET StandardsCommon Core State Standards

The Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0 was correlated to Common Core State Standards in 2012. Correlations to individual parts for each activity can be found the on the activity's page of the Water Education Portal.*

Download the table of Common Core Standards Correlations

*Portal membership is included with Guide 2.0 after participation in a Project WET Educator Workshop. Contact your local Project WET partner for more information on available workshops.

Ocean and Climate Literacy Principles

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Correlations for the Ocean and Climate Literacy Principles (defined by NOAA) that are addressed in each activity are available in the full table. 

Download the full table of correlations for Guide 2.0

State-Specific Standards

Most Project WET state partners have correlated Project WET materials to individual state standards and make them available on their organizational website.

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Other Publications with Educational Standards Correlations

Getting Little Feet Wet cover   Getting Little Feet Wet: Project WET’s Early Childhood Education Curriculum   

 Clean and Conserve Activity Guide for Educators front cover   Clean and Conserve: Activity Guide for Educators

 

 


 

The Project WET Foundation thanks the following science education professionals who contributed their expertise to the NGSS correlations of the Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guides 2.0 and 1.0:
Jo Adang, Georgia Project WET, GA Environmental Protection Division, Georgia; Nancy Anderson-Louie, Will C Wood High School, California; Jody Bertolucci, Fresno County Office of Education and CREEC (California Regional Environmental Education Community), Region 7, California; Betsy Blake, Columbia Public Schools, Missouri; Conni Bock,  CREEC (California Regional Environmental Education Community),  San Joaquin County Office of Education, California; Sabreena Britt, California Waterfowl, California; Brian Brown, California Project WET/Water Education Foundation, California; Ruth S. Burkett, Ph.D., University of Central Missouri, Missouri and Utah Society for Environmental Education, Utah; David Bydlowski, Wayne RESA-(Regional Educational Service Agency), Michigan; Erica Cox, Missouri Project WET/Missouri State University, Missouri; Roger Cramer, Douglas County School District PDC, Nevada; Julita Galleguillos, CALRTA (California Retired Teachers Association), California; Dr. Genevieve  B. Dierenga, Wooster High School,  Nevada; Linda M. Flaherty, Lyon County School District, Dayton High School, Nevada; Kurt Holland, Project Wet Facilitator, California; Patricia J Holloway, Missouri Department of Conservation, Missouri; Shelly M Holt, Clark County School District, Nevada; Kevin Kopp, New Jersey Project WET, NJ Department of Environmental Protection, New Jersey; Angela Lurvey, Ozark West Elementary , Missouri; Lorna Manuel, Tehama County Department of Education, California; Laura McCoy, Environmental Education Association of Illinois, Illinois; Melissa L. Mullins, Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems Research, Baylor University, Texas; Betsy O’Day, Hallsville R-IV School District, Missouri; Jenna Porter, Assistant Professor, Sacramento State, California; Michael Roa, Retired Science Teacher, California; Kerry Schwartz, Arizona Project WET/Arizona State University, Arizona; Camille T. Stegman, Nevada State Science Teachers Association, Nevada; Janet Vail, Ph.D., Michigan Project WET/Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI), Grand Valley State University; Molly Ward, Mountain Goat Instructional Design, Montana

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