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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.

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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!

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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!

Cal Water H2O Challenge

Cal Water H2O Challenge

Enter this free classroom competition teaching kids about water for a chance to win a $3,500 classroom grant!


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