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Field trips are available year-round for formal California school groups of students in grades pre-K through 12.
Learn how science notebooks can help your students plan and carry out hands-on investigations.
Browse these lessons to learn the basics of setting up science notebooks with your students.
What do scientists and engineers do? Explore this question to get teachers comfortable with the practices.
How should CCCs be used in the classroom? Prepare educators for success with this dimension of the NGSS.
How are the Disciplinary Core Ideas structured? How do they progress across grade levels?
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Adaptations, food webs, structure and function, genetics, ecosystem dynamics...so much to learn!
You'd be surprised by the astronomy you can learn with a light source, some painter's tape, and play doh.
Earthquakes, the carbon cycle, natural resources, human impacts on the planet, and more!
Newest Training Videos
Start your very first training by addressing some of the more straightforward questions about the NGSS.
Explore how the CCCs progress across grades and can be used to draw different ideas out of the same content.
The Disciplinary Core Ideas prioritize moving away from the “mile wide, inch deep” model of science learning.
Find tools and structured opportunities to integrate citizen science into your classroom.
Explore this section to learn the basics of setting up science notebooks with your students.
See ideas for how teachers can use videos, articles, and infographics about Earthquakes in their classroom.
News & Special Offers
This week, we host five Google Field Trip Days for thousands of elementary and middle school students!
Pre-K through 12th-grade teachers in California are eligible for special memberships to the Academy!
Since 2013, we've been recognized for professional development around the Next Generation Science Standards.