We welcome all educators, near and far. Looking for teaching resources? Hope to bring your class on a field trip? You've come to the right place.

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View recordings of our interactive webcasts on everything from astronomy to zoology, designed for K-12 students.

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Field trips are available for California students, grades preK-12, attending with their classroom teacher.

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Science Lesson Plans

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Find science activities to focus your field trip or lessons to integrate into your yearly curriculum.

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Can't make it to the Academy? We offer a wide breadth of resources that can impact your teaching from afar.

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

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Teacher Membership

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Pre-K through 12th-grade teachers in California are eligible for special memberships to the Academy!

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