Science Curriculum: Kindergarten - Grade 5

"The Guiding Education in Math and Science Network (GEMS-Net) is a partnership among the University of Rhode Island's School of Education, scientists and engineers, and public school districts. The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) combine best practices, core ideas, and crosscutting concepts. Crosscutting concepts connect physical science, life science, earth and space science, and engineering design."

The Chariho Regional School District has adopted the NGSS Science Standards in their entirety as the District's K-5 Science Curriculum, in August 2015. The following links connect to a range of resources for educators, administrators, parents, and the general public on the GEMS-Net website. For each grade level's science standards select the grade level from the list below and you will be redirected to the University of Rhodes Island's GEMS-Net page.

Kindergarten Science

Grade 1 Science

Grade 2 Science

Grade 3 Science

Grade 4 Science

Grade 5 Science

Source Citation: NGSS Lead States. "Next Generation Science Standards." Next Generation Science Standards For States, By States. N.p., 2013. Web. 18 Oct. 2016. <>.