We welcome all educators, whether you teach in a formal classroom, in an informal setting, or in the home. Looking for teaching resources? Hope to bring your class on a field trip? You've come to the right place.

The Academy is dedicated to increasing young people’s understanding of, enthusiasm for, and ability to do science. And we know the important role that educators play in this vision. Join our community to help transform science teaching and science learning.

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Habitat Earth HD for classrooms and science teachers

Habitat Earth HD

Habitat Earth HD: a special version of our award-winning planetarium show made specifically for educators. The show, which is now free to watch or download online, is complemented by a suite of science-rich media designed specifically for classrooms and informal learning environments.

Academy youth discusses issues in our water system

Flipside Science

This youth-powered series tackles complex environmental topics and empowers you to make a difference.

Distance learning programs

Special Live Events

Join other classrooms from California and beyond as we connect live to people and places at the Academy.

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Teacher Memberships

Teacher Memberships

Did you know that Pre-K through 12th-grade classroom teachers in California are eligible for discounted memberships to the Academy?

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    Dive in!

    Dates through May 2016 are now available. We welcome school groups from near and far!

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