science education

Exploring Nature Science Education Resource:

Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Science Resources for K-12

Grade 4 Science: Proposed by NGSS

These are the Science Standads NGSS Recommends for this Grade Level.

For each we have included:
• the Standards,
• the Links to Resources on Exploring Nature to Fulfill Them,*
• the LIST and printable POSTER PDF of the NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas, Science and Engineering Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, Performance Expectations and Common Core Connections.

For the full list of the science standards for K-12 go to the Disciplnary Core List for K-12.

*There are many amazing sites online to supplement reading, inquiry and assessment online. The links you will see here are just those found on Exploring Nature. has more than 2,000 illustrated animals. Read about them, color them, label them, learn to draw them.

cheetah, tiger, panda, fox, bear, cougar