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Carolina is the exclusive NSTA sponsor of NGSS

Looking for resources that support the Next Generation Science Standards* (NGSS) and STEM? As the exclusive NGSS web sponsor for the National Science Teaching Association (NSTA), choose Carolina as your partner in science education.

Our expert scientists and teachers support educators in making sense of three-dimensional science by providing elementary, middle school, and high school programs to align with the NGSS and to engage students in hands-on, phenomena-based, three-dimensional learning.

Elementary School

Turn your classroom into an exceptional three-dimensional learning experience for your students. Our grades K–5 programs make the most of science education using hands-on investigations that blend literacy, digital, and interactive content—all designed to connect with learners as they investigate phenomena.

Middle School

Science education powerhouses drive our grades 6–8 programs. Explore the Smithsonian’s dynamic content that integrates science and engineering into hands-on investigations that focus on three-dimensional tasks, phenomena, and problem-solving. Then discover our reengineered, high-quality OpenSciEd instructional materials that provide an easier path to implementation.

A student performs a chemistry investigation.

High School Programs

Our all-in-one, phenomena-based Carolina Kits 3D® investigations immerse students in hands-on labs that support NGSS for grades 9–12 science. Each lab has been thoughtfully designed and rigorously tested, saving teachers time, building on students’ curiosity, and accelerating learning to achieve NGSS performance expectations.

High school students perform experiments.

Carolina is committed to being a leader in NGSS and K-12 STEM education.

Our programs are just the beginning of our commitment to three-dimensional science education. Discover more resources designed to help teachers and students excel.

Carolina has more than 90 years of world-class support for science education. We culture, collect, develop, and test our products.

Many of Carolina’s supplemental kits and curricula have been enhanced to include digital resources to support science teaching and learning.

Visit Carolina Knowledge Center for more articles, activities, and how-to videos!

*Next Generation Science Standards® is a registered trademark of WestEd. Neither WestEd nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.

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