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

Science Pedagogy Workshops at the Academy

Customized Professional Development for Groups

Teacher Workshop Catalog

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

For Informal Educators

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The Academy is committed to refining the educational practice of informal science educators.

For PD Facilitators: Toolkits for Supporting Teachers

NGSS Demystified

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

Science Notebook Corner

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.

Videos from the Classroom

Developing Notebook Routines


Using the table of contents and page headers, students will understand how a notebook is an organizational tool.

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We Thank Our Donors

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

Support for the Environmental Literacy Initiative was provided in part by a grant from the Pisces Foundation, which seeks way to accelerate to a world where people and nature thrive together.

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Teacher Education Sponsors

Teacher Education programs and activities are also generously supported by the Cedar Tree Foundation and the Hearst Endowed Fund for Science Education.

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