• Educator with stuffed penguin
    Academy Eductors connecting students around the world, virtually!
  • Educator with Crocodile skull
    Special Live Events: Spooktacular Skulls
  • Students watching a live streaming event
    Students observing the motions in our Solar Sytems in a December's Special Live Event
  • Classroom view of Earth Day program
    Classroom view of Earth Day program
  • Macaw team
    2 biologists + 2 educators = 1,000 students learning about the Academy's Macaws

Jump into the Philippine Coral Reef tank with a diver, observe the night sky with an expert on astronomy, or visit an animal care room with a biologist. 

Summer 2020, we are suspending reservations for Distance Learning programs to prepare for the fall semester.

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Recordings of Past Events

Click on the program title to access the recording and any materials needed. These recordings can be used for classrooms or individual students at home.

Teacher Tip: There will be pauses during the recordings to make observations or think about a question. Think about how you would like student to share their ideas/observations/questions with you during theses times.

New! Recordings of our Morrison Planetarium livestreams:


How Will Your Students Interact With Us?

Via a Chat Box

Students get to see and hear the Academy expert, and enter comments and questions into a text-based chat window.

It's a Snap!

All you'll need is a computer with an internet connection, speakers loud enough for your class to hear, and a display large enough for your class to see.

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Teacher Testimonials

We've served classrooms nationwide with online programs.

We Thank Our Donors

Student Education programs and activities are generously supported by the Hearst Endowed Fund for Science Education; Barbara Bakar; and Wendy W. Kwok.

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