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Get familiar with motions in the solar system to explore the phenomenon of a total solar eclipse on August 21.
September 23: Join us for a full-day workshop on using notebooks for scientific meaning-making.
© Mario Sánchez Prada
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
Celebrate Astronomy Day as we use hands-on models to explore asteroids and comets in this FREE online program!
Join us on October 13th for a live broadcast to celebrate African Penguin Awareness Day.
Oct 2017: Come face to face with spooktacular skulls ranging in size from a bat to a bear—and even bigger!
How much space is truly in space? How does the distance between things affect the ways we see things?
© Dennis Brekke
Do you know the relative sizes of the moons in our solar system? Put yourself to the test with some Play-doh.
Videos of the Month
¿Podría comer insectos mejor para el medio ambiente que comer otras fuentes de proteínas?
Scientists are beginning to unlock the secrets of one of nature’s most acrobatic flyers.
What these single-celled blobs lack in brain power, they make up for with surprisingly complex decision-making.
Dive into science content, engage in effective teaching pedagogy, and develop a sense of how science really works.
Whether you're looking for lesson plans, science videos, or distance learning programs, the Academy has teaching resources galore.
Browse our collection of educational videos to help your students visualize data and understand scientific and environmental concepts.
News & Special Offers
The California Academy of Sciences is recruiting for docents to engage guests in the Academy's African Hall.
Pre-K through 12th-grade teachers in California are eligible for special memberships to the Academy!
Receiving the award indicates remarkable quality of educational content & exceptional skill at program delivery!
Join our community of practice at the Academy! Reflect on your teaching practice all year long in 3 series.