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Start your very first training by addressing some of the more straightforward questions about the NGSS.
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Field trips are available year-round for formal California school groups of students in grades pre-K through 12.
In this free browser-based game, you'll plant crops and earn technology updates to make your farm successful!
Browse these lessons to learn the basics of setting up science notebooks with your students.
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What exactly is a Performance Expectation?
Explore how the CCCs progress across grades and can be used to draw different ideas out of the same content.
The Disciplinary Core Ideas prioritize moving away from the “mile wide, inch deep” model of science learning.
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Adaptations, food webs, structure and function, genetics, ecosystem dynamics...so much to learn!
You'd be surprised by the astronomy you can learn with a light source, some painter's tape, and play doh.
Earthquakes, the carbon cycle, natural resources, human impacts on the planet, and more!
Find tools and structured opportunities to integrate citizen science into your classroom.
Explore this section to learn the basics of setting up science notebooks with your students.
See ideas for how teachers can use videos, articles, and infographics about Earthquakes in their classroom.
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Come face to face with spooktacular skulls ranging in size from a bat to a bear—and even bigger!
Pre-K through 12th-grade teachers in California are eligible for special memberships to the Academy!
Since 2013, we've been recognized for professional development around the Next Generation Science Standards.