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Are the NGSS the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for science?

No. The Common Core State Standards (PDF) include literacy components in science, but they do not include the content that are the California Next Generation Science Standards (CA NGSS). However, the CA NGSS are aligned with the CCSS in English Language Arts (PDF) and the CCSS for Mathematics (PDF). Within the CA NGSS are tables explaining the alignment with the CCSS. A pre-publication version of the CA NGSS can be found online on the NGSS for California Public Schools, K-12 Web page.