We welcome all educators, near and far. Looking for teaching resources? Hope to bring your class on a field trip? You've come to the right place.
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© Mario Sánchez Prada
Field trips are available year-round for formal California school groups of students in grades pre-K through 12.
June 6: Demystify the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in this beginner's-level workshop.
Crosscutting Concept #1: Patterns. Image (c) Nigel Howe
June 20 - 22: Explore the Crosscutting Concepts in this intermediate level NGSS workshop.
Jul 24 - Aug 4: Become a lifelong science learner and ignite in your students a passion for the natural world.
This interactive activity will demonstrate why some planets look like they are traveling backwards.
© Stephen Horvath
In this role-playing skit your students will describe the various processes of the water cycle in the Amazon.
© nutmeg 66
How can you turn a snail, worm, or roly-poly into an object of inquiry for a young learner? Ask a few questions!
Videos of the Month
Fungi, bacteria, and viruses make up a rich ecosystem inside of our bodies.
Pollinators contribute to the biodiversity and resilience of ecosystems and benefit people. Let's protect them!
Find out how a dairy farm is using a methane digester to turn cow poop into electricity.
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
Pre-K through 12th-grade teachers in California are eligible for special memberships to the Academy!
This summer, the Bay Area Writing Project hosts teacher PD for K-12 teachers in Berkeley, Oakland, and Marin!
Our very own Clea Matson is running in the CSTA Board of Directors Election for the 2017-2019 term.