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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(877) 227-3311

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A Popular Place for Learning

Last year, over 135,500 visitors attended the Academy with their school, with their youth group, or with their family on Homeschool Day.

That's more than 4,000 teachers, over 800 families, and hundreds of local organizations. Join in!

Teacher Memberships

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

For Informal Educators

Browse our professional learning programs for those interested in exploring the theory and practice of education within free-choice settings.

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