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

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Lens of Time: Spider Seduction

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For these jumping spiders, stayin' alive requires all the right dance moves—and the perfect soundtrack, too.

7,000 Kinds of Amphibians

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A music video about the 7,000 different kinds of amphibians. Song by the Wiggly Tendrils.

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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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California Academy of Sciences Naturalist Center

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

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