#MuseumFromHome with Academy @ Home! Whether you’re searching for STEM activities for the kids or just want to keep tabs on your favorite Academy creatures, we've curated an eclectic array of science-centric games, videos, and DIY projects to help you stay learning and engaged, wherever you are.
Looking for coronavirus (COVID-19) info? Click here for resources, FAQs, and interviews with Shannon Bennett, PhD, the Academy's Chief of Science.
This week’s highlights: Coral babies, whale songs, and quarantine stargazing.
Get lost in space with Ryan Wyatt, Senior Director of Morrison Planetarium, as we bring the dome into your home.
Baby coral alert! Academy curator Rebecca Albright shares the news of her lab's recent coral spawning event.
Join our superstar planetarium presenters on Facebook for out-of-this-world insights from the final frontier.
Can humpback whale communication help us understand messages from extraterrestrial civilizations?
Live, weekly mini-classes with Academy experts! This Tues: Collections registrar Lindsay Palaima on specimens.
Watch: Our video collections are optimized for K-12, but binge-worthy for science-lovers of all ages.
In this video, learn how Earth’s rotation and the angle of sunlight interact to create different seasons.
No planetarium? No problem. We've made some of our award-winning dome shows available to enjoy from home.
Press play on the latest discoveries, animal insights, and "aha!" moments from Academy scientists.
Learn: Turn your living room into a classroom—or science lab!—with engaging, STEM-friendly activities.
Shake it up with this collection of earthquake videos and infographics co-presented by the Academy and KQED.
We've picked some of our favorite K-12 resources that can be viewed by students or facilitated by parents.
Find science activities to focus your field trip or lessons to integrate into your yearly curriculum.
Geminid meteor shower, 2012 © Mike Lewinski
Know what's up with Morrison Planetarium's Skywatcher's Guide—a quarterly compendium of heavenly happenings.
Play: Brain need a break? De-stress with these digital delights. (Warning: You may still learn something.)
Watch humanity's 200,000-year migration using this interactive map of archeological, genetic, and climate data.
Texting and emailing more than ever? Delight your recipients with Academy animal antics from our GIPHY page.
See color on a different scale as you zoom in on butterfly wings, iridescent beetles, bird feathers, and more.
In this game, students level up the farm with green technology to meet the space and water needs of their crops.
Do: Channel your energy into hands-on art and science projects while the world's on pause.
You already have everything you need to embark on a DIY science adventure! Includes activities for K-12.
This collection of coloring pages is unmistakably the work of Academy friend and artist Nigel Sussman.
Identify species and add your observations to a growing citizen science database helping protect our planet.
Are you between 18–25? Apply for a chance to win grant money and be featured in BigPicture’s 2021 exhibit!