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School Field Trips

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Field trips are available year-round for formal California school groups of students in grades pre-K through 12.

Anatomy of the DCIs

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The Disciplinary Core Ideas prioritize moving away from the “mile wide, inch deep” model of science learning.

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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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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.

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Informal Educator Workshops

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Join our community of practice at the Academy! Reflect on your teaching practice all year long in 3 series.

Teacher Membership

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

Fancy Fish

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