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What is the difference between synthetic and natural materials? How are synthetic materials made?
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Learn to facilitate a professional learning program for your informal educators! Aug. 14-16 or Oct. 17-19, 2017.
July 28: Get familiar with motions in the solar system to explore the phenomenon of a total solar eclipse.
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Field trips are available year-round for formal California school groups of students in grades pre-K through 12.
Physics and biology meet to create one of the world's strangest weapons: the slime cannon.
Erica Katz's fifth graders seek to answer the question: "Why does the moon look different on different days?"
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!
You thought pterodactyls were dinosaurs, didn't you? In this science parody, the TASC Force will school you.
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
Plan a field trip to take advantage of this visiting exhibition. Who doesn't love ancient flying creatures?
Pre-K through 12th-grade teachers in California are eligible for special memberships to the Academy!
If you have an EBT or WIC card, simply present it at the ticket window when you arrive to receive $3 admission!