Whether you're looking for lesson plans, science videos, or distance learning programs, the Academy has teaching resources galore.
Full Films and Short Videos
This youth-powered series tackles complex environmental topics and empowers viewers to make a difference.
Science Video Vault
Our educational videos help students visualize data and understand scientific and environmental concepts.
Science Films for the Classroom
No planetarium? No problem. We've made some of our award-winning dome shows available to enjoy from home.
Science Notebook Corner
Setting Up Your Science Notebooks
Explore this section to learn the basics of setting up science notebooks with your students.
Strategies for Reflection
Setting aside time for reflection allows your students to recognize their own learning.
Notebook Corner Galleries
Check out our clearinghouse of images from student notebooks!
Popular Lesson Collections
Earth Science Activities
Earthquakes, the carbon cycle, natural resources, human impacts on the planet, and more!
Life Science Activities
Adaptations, food webs, structure and function, genetics, ecosystem dynamics...so much to learn!
You'd be surprised by the astronomy you can learn with a light source, some painter's tape, and play doh.
Interactive Tools & Games
In this game, students level up the farm with green technology to meet the space and water needs of their crops.
Human Odyssey Map
Watch humanity's 200,000-year migration using this interactive map of archeological, genetic, and climate data.
Infographics & Visualizations
Teacher Guide: Earthquakes
See ideas for how teachers can use videos, articles, and infographics about Earthquakes in their classroom.
Ideas for Using Video in the Classroom
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Videos are one of the many tools in your teaching toolbox for creating engaging science experiences.
Be mesmerized by stingrays, schools of tropical fish, and waddling penguins. Our webcams stream 24 hours a day.
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The W. Richard Bingham Family provides generous support for online educational materials for teachers.
Teacher Education programs and activities are also generously supported by an anonymous donor, Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation, Genentech, MacWhorter Family Trust, the Hearst Endowed Fund for Science Education, and the Maxwell/Hanrahan Foundation.