We've compiled a selection of grade-appropriate offerings to make it easy for you to browse Academy opportunities and classroom resources.

Programs for Your Field Trip to the Academy

Rock Fund Program

buses lined up outside the Academy

This program provides San Francisco elementary classes with free science field trips, and so much more!

Motions of the Solar System


© Kabsik Park

This show is offered on most Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 10:30 am throughout the school year.

School Field Trips

SchoolBus_MarioSánchezPrada school field trip ideas

© Mario Sánchez Prada

Field trips are available for California students, grades preK-12, attending with their classroom teacher.

Start Science Notebooking!

Strategies for Reflection


Setting aside time for reflection allows your students to recognize their own learning.

Distance Learning Programs for Your Class

Selected Science Lesson Plans

Sensational Seaweed

giant kelp

© Clinton Bauder

Explore seaweed and learn about this important producer in this hands-on, culinary activity!

Rock Cycle Roundabout


© U.S. Geological Survey

Want to play a board game to learn about rock formation? Explore geologic processes, fast and slow.

Featured Videos from the Science Video Vault

Classroom Kits for Bay Area Teachers

Geology (Grade 2 - 5)

California Geology Kit

Examine rocks and minerals, explore the rock cycle, and trace the mineral resources used in everyday life.

Professional Learning for You

NGSS Demystified

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Need help with planning professional development around the Next Generation Science Standards? Look no further.

Teacher Workshop Catalog

Skulls workshop

Check out the range of workshops we have offered recently. Contact us to provide PD for your school team!

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