We welcome all educators, near and far. Looking for teaching resources? Hope to bring your class on a field trip? You've come to the right place.

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In this free film, you'll follow the paths of asteroids and comets that have collided with Earth.

Human Odyssey Map

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human odyssey map

Watch humanity's 200,000-year migration using this interactive map of archeological, genetic, and climate data.

Featured Resources

Field Trip Planning

School Field Trips

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SchoolBus_MarioSánchezPrada school field trip ideas

© Mario Sánchez Prada

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

Upcoming Teacher Workshops

Coral Kit Training (Grades 3 - 7)

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CoralReef_WorldFish

© World Fish

November 5 at 8:30 am

Join us to explore the Coral Kit and become eligible to borrow this hands-on classroom resource.

Rainforest Kit Training (Grades 4 - 8)

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© Neil Palmer (CIAT)

October 15 at 8:30 am

Join us to explore the Rainforest Kit and become eligible to borrow this hands-on classroom resource.

Popular Resource Collections

Life Science Activities

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life science activities for K-12 students

Adaptations, food webs, structure and function, genetics, ecosystem dynamics...so much to learn!

Astronomy Activities

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space science, astronomy activities for K-12 students

You'd be surprised by the astronomy you can learn with a light source, some painter's tape, and play doh.

Earth Science Activities

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earth science activities for K-12 students

Earthquakes, the carbon cycle, natural resources, human impacts on the planet, and more!

Plan NGSS Professional Learning for Your Peers

Anatomy of the DCIs

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The Disciplinary Core Ideas prioritize moving away from the “mile wide, inch deep” model of science learning.

News & Special Offers

Teacher Membership

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California Academy of Sciences Naturalist Center

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

Neighborhood Free Weekends 2016-2017

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San Francisco

Photo: Travis Wise

San Francisco residents enjoy free admission on designated weekends each spring and fall, according to zip code.

EDMO360's In Class Programs

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Camp EDMO- In Class Programs

Find out how you can bring hands-on science, maker or technology programs into your Bay Area classroom.

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