Dive into science content, engage in effective teaching pedagogy, and develop a sense of how science really works.

Fall Workshops at the Academy

Art + Science (grades 3 - 6)

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October 26 at 9:00 am

Explore your local environment through the lenses of art and science with the Academy and the deYoung Museum.

Rainforest Kit Training (grades K - 3)

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December 7 at 8:30 am

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

Rainforest Kit Training (Grades 4 - 8)

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© Neil Palmer (CIAT)

December 14 at 8:30 am

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

For PD Facilitators, Schools, and Districts

NGSS Demystified

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

Science Notebook Corner

Strategies for Reflection

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Reflection

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

Online Courses for Professional Learning

How Science Works

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This course weaves activities, videos, and classroom-ready materials into a primer on the process of science.

Biodiversity Course

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Take a virtual expedition with us to investigate the amazing diversity of life on this planet.

Teacher Guide: Earthquakes

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See ideas for how teachers can use videos, articles, and infographics about Earthquakes in their classroom.

We Thank Our Donors

The W. Richard Bingham Family provides generous support for online educational materials for teachers.

Teacher Education programs and activities are also generously supported by the Cedar Tree Foundation, Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation, MacWhorter Family Trust, and the Hearst Endowed Fund for Science Education.

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