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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

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

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)


© 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)


© 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

life science activities for K-12 students

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

Astronomy Activities

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

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


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

News & Special Offers

Teacher Membership

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

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

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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