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Spooktacular Skulls

Crocodile Skull

Oct 2017: Come face to face with spooktacular skulls ranging in size from a bat to a bear—and even bigger!

Rainforest Kit Training (grades K - 3)


© Tyler Christensen

December 2 at 8:30 am

Join us to explore the Rainforest Kit and become eligible to borrow this hands-on classroom resource.

Science Notebook Corner

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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.

Featured Resources

Walking with Lucy


How did bipedalism come to be? What body parts allow humans to walk upright, while chimpanzees walk on knuckles?

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Distance Learning programs

Can't make it to the Academy? We offer a wide breadth of resources that can impact your teaching from afar.

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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Teacher Membership

California Academy of Sciences Naturalist Center

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

Fancy Fish

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