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Can't make it to the Academy? We offer a wide breadth of resources that can impact your teaching from afar.
Looking for ideas to spice up your science teaching? Our activity database features full-period lessons to integrate into your normal curriculum, activities to focus your field trip, or ideas for extending the museum visit into the classroom.
Borrow a kit full of exciting materials to use in your classroom! Available for preschool though grade 12, kits include lesson plans, games, specimens, books, DVDs, and more. Activities are designed to be fun and engaging while meeting California Science Content Standards.
Can't make it all the way to San Francisco? We now invite groups of students to interact in a live connection with Academy experts, animals, and collections over the internet!
Online Courses & Guides
iTunes U Courses
What are earthquakes? How does the process of science really work? Dive deep into these topics with free courses designed with our partners at KQED and UCMP.
Khan Academy: Biodiversity
Drawing on the deep knowledge of Academy scientists, educators, and video producers, this seven-part course explains biodiversity and its importance throughout the world.
Educator Exhibit Guides
Explore key concepts to guide your students’ experience on a field trip, or just find out about our scientific research happening behind-the-scenes.
Looking to make science relevant to your students? Our journalists publish news articles each weekday, and produce new videos several times a month.
Teacher Education programs and activities are generously supported by JPMorgan Chase & Co.