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Field trips are available year-round for formal California school groups of students in grades pre-K through 12.
Check out strategies and lesson plans, all featuring science notebooks as tools for meaning-making.
Educators can now access the Habitat Earth film and a collection of associated data visualizations for free!
This youth-powered series tackles complex environmental topics and empowers viewers to make a difference.
Popular Resource Collections
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!
Upcoming Professional Development
June 6 - 10: Spend a week learning in Golden Gate Park! Co-presented by the San Francisco Botanical Garden.
June 9: De-mystify the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in this beginner's-level workshop.
July 12 - 14: Explore the solar system using both kinesthetic and digital activities for grades 4 - 8.
Need help with planning professional development around the Next Generation Science Standards? Look no further.
Find detailed educator guides that will help you link our exhibits to your curriculum.
See ideas for how teachers can use videos, articles, and infographics about Earthquakes in their classroom.
News & Special Offers
This just in! These introductory activities help teachers build familiarity with the eight SEPs.
Pre-K through 12th-grade teachers in California are eligible for special memberships to the Academy!
Hear what teachers have to say about Academy professional development and our educational products.