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Homeschool events for the 2014-2015 school year July 16, 2014
Are you a homeschool parent or coordinator? Our bi-annual homeschool event dates have been finalized and we want to spread the word now so everyone can plan in advance.
Summer workshop from Astronomical Society of the Pacific May 10, 2014
The ASP Galileo Teacher Training Program presents NGSS and the Solar System this August More
Teaching Science through Citizen Science, Workshop for Grades 6-12 April 29, 2014
In this workshop, researchers and educators from the California Academy of Sciences will present a toolkit for integrating citizen science into your curriculum, including step-by-step guidance on how to design and implement authentic partnerships between your students and the scientific community. Check it out

Special Programs

Careers in Science

Know a teen with a passion for science? Learn more about our high school internship program.

Teacher Institute on Science and Sustainability

This summer, a select cohort of 30 teachers completed two weeks of sustainability-themed workshops as part of our new 2-year professional development program for 3rd – 5th grade teachers.

Watch the public service announcements they created aimed at changing student behavior here.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about our programs, resources, or educator events, please feel free to email us at .

To make changes to a reservation or to receive another copy of your confirmation email, contact , or call the Teacher & Youth Education hotline at 877.227.3311.

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You may now apply for a field trip for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Why should you come in the fall? Because the new Skulls exhibit closes November, 30, 2014!

Also, be sure to check out our menu of professional development for the summer.


Khan Academy

We’ve partnered with leading global learning platform Khan Academy to make an engaging new digital learning experience. This free online course explains biodiversity and its importance.
Learn more


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We proudly recognize Koret Foundation and Taube Philanthropies for their generous support of the Academy and
its education programs.