society, and the environment. While regulations are designed to protect these entities, not all regulations are sufficient or prudent in this regard. Therefore, it falls to each worker as well as the supervisor to work toward the goal of safe, responsible laboratory performance.
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As of 2013, the National Science Education Standards have been replaced by the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), available as a print book, free PDF download, and online with our OpenBook platform.
The NGSS offer a detailed description of the key scientific ideas and practices that all students should learn by the time they graduate from high school. The standards are based largely on the 2011 National Research Council report A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas.