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.
No planetarium? No problem. We've made some of our award-winning dome shows available to enjoy from home.
Our educational videos help students visualize data and understand scientific and environmental concepts.
Science Notebook Corner
Explore this section to learn the basics of setting up science notebooks with your students.
Setting aside time for reflection allows your students to recognize their own learning.
Check out our clearinghouse of images from student notebooks!
Live, Online Programs led by Academy Educators
Virtual Programs connect the Academy to your class over the internet in a private, one-on-one connection.
View recordings of our interactive webcasts on everything from astronomy to zoology, designed for K-12 students.
Popular Lesson Collections
Earthquakes, the carbon cycle, natural resources, human impacts on the planet, and more!
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.
Online Courses for Teachers and Students
See ideas for how teachers can use videos, articles, and infographics about Earthquakes in their classroom.
This course weaves activities, videos, and classroom-ready materials into a primer on the process of science.
Embark on a virtual expedition around the world in this online course, featuring videos, quizzes, and more.
Interactive Tools & Games
In this game, students level up the farm with green technology to meet the space and water needs of their crops.
Watch humanity's 200,000-year migration using this interactive map of archeological, genetic, and climate data.
Find tools and structured opportunities to integrate citizen science into your 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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Available for grades K-12, kits include lesson plans, educational games, specimens, books, DVDs, and more.
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.