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The Moon's surface temperature can alternate between boiling and freezing. What makes the Earth so different?
Learn more about the importance of gathering feedback from adult learners, as well as a few simple strategies.
© Mario Sánchez Prada
Field trips are available year-round for formal California school groups of students in grades pre-K through 12.
Learn about how to cultivate a positive culture that supports valuable learning experiences for adults.
Why is global sea level rising? Discover how the molecular behavior of water can have global impacts.
Summer Workshops at the Academy
Demystify the new science standards in this beginner's-level workshop.
Spend three days learning outdoors in Golden Gate Park! Co-presented with the San Francisco Botanical Garden.
© Ron Decloux
Engage in inquiry as an adult learner and consider how different approaches to inquiry might impact students.
Find science activities to focus your field trip or lessons to integrate into your yearly curriculum.
Our award-winning planetarium shows are now available for educators to stream directly to your classroom!
This youth-powered series tackles complex environmental topics and empowers viewers to make a difference.
Can't make it to the Academy? We offer a wide breadth of resources that can impact your teaching from afar.
Dive into science content, engage in effective teaching pedagogy, and develop a sense of how science really works.
Browse our collection of educational videos to help your students visualize data and understand scientific and environmental concepts.
News & Special Offers
Pre-K through 12th-grade teachers in California are eligible for special memberships to the Academy!
"I was able to acheive a greater understanding of what is possible and to design activities to truly make an impact!"
Jan-Feb 2019: Get trained in Seattle or St. Louis on this professional learning program for informal educators!
The San Francisco Department of the Environment is hosting a Poster Contest open to all K-12 schools in SF.