We welcome all educators, near and far. Looking for teaching resources? Hope to bring your class on a field trip? You've come to the right place.

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Bayview Science Institute

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We are currently recruiting teams of teachers, coaches, IRFs, and admin from public K-5 schools in the Bayview!

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.

Spot that Bird

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Snowy Egret

On Feb 6th, join us in this FREE online program as we will build skills for spotting birds!

Featured Resources

Fragile Planet

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Travel to the Moon, Mars, and even beyond the Milky Way to search for habitats that might support life!

Cornucopia

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Cornucopia game

In this game, students level up the farm with green technology to meet the space and water needs of their crops.

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Teaching Resources

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.

News & Special Offers

Teacher Membership

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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!

Reflecting on Practice Coaching Workshop

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Team of Informal Educators

"I was able to acheive a greater understanding of what is possible and to design activities to truly make an impact!"

May 15-17, 2018: Learn to facilitate a professional learning program for your informal educators!

Fancy Fish

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