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Need help with planning professional development around the Next Generation Science Standards? Look no further.

School Field Trips

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Field trips are available year-round for formal California school groups of students in grades pre-K through 12.

Free Interactive, Online Programs for Students

Spooktacular Skulls

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Oct 2017: Come face to face with spooktacular skulls ranging in size from a bat to a bear—and even bigger!

Featured Resources

Moons in Comparision


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Do you know the relative sizes of the moons in our solar system? Put yourself to the test with some Play-doh.

Infographics & Visualizations

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These immersive infographics and data visualizations make great interactive learning resources for secondary students or science teachers. Many come straight from bioGraphic, a multimedia magazine powered by the Academy.

Videos of the Month

Un Chapulín Crujiente


¿Podría comer insectos mejor para el medio ambiente que comer otras fuentes de proteínas?

Lens of Time: Slime Lapse


What these single-celled blobs lack in brain power, they make up for with surprisingly complex decision-making.

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Professional Development

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Dive into science content, engage in effective teaching pedagogy, and develop a sense of how science really works.

Science Video Vault

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Browse our collection of educational videos to help your students visualize data and understand scientific and environmental concepts.

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Teacher Membership

California Academy of Sciences Naturalist Center

Pre-K through 12th-grade teachers in California are eligible for special memberships to the Academy!

Informal Educator Workshops

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Join our community of practice at the Academy! Reflect on your teaching practice all year long in 3 series.

Fancy Fish

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