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How Science Works

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This course weaves activities, videos, and classroom-ready materials into a primer on the process of science.

Plan a Field Trip

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Activity cart inside the California Academy of Sciences
Youth in the museum
Demonstration about pollinators
Kids exploring skulls

Thinking of arranging a field trip, or already have one booked? Head here to plan out the day for your class.

Featured Resources

Science Notebook Corner

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Keeping a notebook can help your students think and act like scientists. Sample our easy-to-implement strategies and lessons to bring science notebooking into your classroom.

Cornucopia

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Cornucopia game

In this game, students level up the farm with green technology to meet the space and water needs of their crops.

Videos of the Month

7,000 Kinds of Amphibians

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A music video about the 7,000 different kinds of amphibians. Song by the Wiggly Tendrils.

NGSS Demystified

NGSS Unlocked

NGSS Unlocked
Teacher workshop
Teacher workshop
How Science Works
NGSS three dimensions
Teacher workshop

Unlock the big ideas of the new standards, providing a strong foundation to build on as you learn with peers.

News & Special Offers

Heron's Head Bioblitz: Dec. 3rd

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Crimson darter

Photo: Dinesh Valke

Join the EcoCenter and the California Academy of Sciences for a grassroots bioblitz at Heron's Head Park!

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