Ask questions about the light phenomenon called refraction while you explore the Academy exhibits!
Here you'll find short, lively activities to focus your class trip, or full-period lessons to integrate into your yearly curriculum. Dive in!
Students head outside to look closely for patterns of leaves in a shady environment vs. a sunny environment.
Could you describe the kelp forest food web as a system?
In this activity, students will be transformed into strategically low-impact world travelers.
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Explore the amazing diversity of plants, animals, and ecosystems that are found on the continent of Africa!
Create a change in air pressure using a garbage bag and vacuum cleaner, and then create a model to explain!
In this role-playing skit your students will describe the various processes of the water cycle in the Amazon.
Investigate an issue in your school or community, then collect physical evidence related to that issue.
Trek through the Aquarium to observe and describe animals surviving in both aquatic and desert environments.
Become a citizen scientist by joining the Celebrate Urban Birds project.
By building an edible polyp, you'll learn about coral anatomy and discover if it's a plant or an animal.
Academy staff are in the process of updating our lessons to better support educators in teaching with the Next Generation Science Standards in mind.
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