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Oct 2017: Come face to face with spooktacular skulls ranging in size from a bat to a bear—and even bigger!
How do CCCs help students organize new information?
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Join us to explore the Rainforest Kit and become eligible to borrow this hands-on classroom resource.
Keeping a notebook can help your students think and act like scientists. Sample our easy-to-implement strategies and lessons to bring science notebooking into your classroom.
How did bipedalism come to be? What body parts allow humans to walk upright, while chimpanzees walk on knuckles?
What's the difference between weather and climate? Learn how we know and why it's important.
How do we know that the climate is changing? Climate scientists will give you the inside scoop.
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.
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Pre-K through 12th-grade teachers in California are eligible for special memberships to the Academy!
6th Grader Zhiwei Yan
Entries are due January 31, 2018, for artwork or poetry created by California students in grades K-12.
Explore lessons integrating art and science from the de Young and the California Academy of Sciences.