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Field trips are available year-round for formal California school groups of students in grades pre-K through 12.
Check out our clearinghouse of images from student notebooks!
For these jumping spiders, stayin' alive requires all the right dance moves—and the perfect soundtrack, too.
Earth's rotation changes the angle at which sunlight hits the planet's surface, creating the different seasons.
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.