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In this unit, we’ll explore how people are coming up with innovative energy alternatives for a brighter future.
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Field trips are available year-round for formal California school groups of students in grades pre-K through 12.
Tune in to a free, live webinar on September 7, September 8, October 5, or October 6.
Check out the range of workshops we have offered recently. Contact us to provide PD for your school team!
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!
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Waddle with our colony of penguins and discover the unique features that help them in their ocean home.
Explore this section to learn the basics of setting up science notebooks with your students.
Our collection of educational videos will help your students visualize data and understand scientific concepts.
Upcoming Teacher Workshops
Demystify the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in this beginner's-level workshop.
Join us to explore the Geology Kit and become eligible to borrow this hands-on classroom resource.
Join us to explore the Astronomy Kit and become eligible to borrow this classroom resource.
Plan NGSS Professional Learning for Your Peers
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.
News & Special Offers
Pre-K through 12th-grade teachers in California are eligible for special memberships to the Academy!
Low-income school groups and youth-serving organizations can apply for a field trip transportation subsidy.
Applications for Field Trip Grants from Target will be accepted between August 1 and September 30, 2016.