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What would you see if you could shrink down to fit inside a plant cell?
Plan a field trip to take advantage of this visiting exhibition. Who doesn't love ancient flying creatures?
Using the table of contents and page headers, students will understand how a notebook is an organizational tool.
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February 9, 2017: Find out what lurks under their bed...and how to study these insects! Grades 4-12.
February 13 & 14, 2017: Learn how Canopy Meg got her nickname by exploring rainforest trees! Grades 4-12.
March 9, 2017: Walk through a scientific discovery with Academy scientist Jack Dumbacher. Grades 4-12.
March 23, 2017: Explore the twilight zone with Academy scientist Bart Shepherd. Grades 4-12.
April 21, 2017: Design solutions to benefit Earth's ecosystems in this special Earth Day program! Grades 3-8.
Browse our collection of classroom activity ideas to use with the Healthy Ocean series videos.
Inspire your students with this stunning 25-minute film focusing on the vast networks of life.
Notebooks can help build one's understanding of scientific terms. But should you frontload vocabulary, or not?
Videos of the Month
Plate tectonics played an important role in providing opportunities for life to flourish.
Trek through a tropical rainforest and explore the incredible diversity of species that call it home.
What is the connection between genes and biodiversity?
Dive into science content, engage in effective teaching pedagogy, and develop a sense of how science really works. If you can't attend a workshop at the Academy, take advantage of our free online courses and teaching strategies for the science classroom.
Browse a selection of online courses, interactives, and toolkits to help you bring science to life in the classroom. 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. These materials will support your teaching of the new Next Generation Science Standards.
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February 23, 2017 is Digital Learning Day! Learn more to get 50% off Distance Learning programs nationwide.
Entries are due January 31, 2017, for artwork or poetry created by California students in grades K-12.
Fill your teacher toolbox with strategies promoting reflection on both the content and the practice of science.