We welcome all educators, near and far. Looking for teaching resources? Hope to bring your class on a field trip? You've come to the right place.

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School Field Trips

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Field trips are available for California students, grades preK-12, attending with their classroom teacher.

Preschool Day

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On this special day, we welcome preschools from around the Bay Area! Programs will target children aged 3--4.

Teacher Membership

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California Academy of Sciences Naturalist Center

Pre-K through 12th-grade teachers in California are eligible for special memberships to the Academy!

Cornucopia

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In this game, students level up the farm with green technology to meet the space and water needs of their crops.

Fall Teacher Workshops at the Academy

Featured Resources

Science Lesson Plans

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Find science activities to focus your field trip or lessons to integrate into your yearly curriculum.

Infographics & Visualizations

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These immersive infographics and data visualizations make great interactive learning resources for secondary students or science teachers. Many come straight from bioGraphic, a multimedia magazine powered by the Academy.

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Teaching Resources

Distance Learning programs

Can't make it to the Academy? We offer a wide breadth of resources that can impact your teaching from afar.

Professional Development

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Dive into science content, engage in effective teaching pedagogy, and develop a sense of how science really works.

Science Video Vault

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Browse our collection of educational videos to help your students visualize data and understand scientific and environmental concepts.

Fancy Fish

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