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School Field Trips

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

Rainforest Kit Training (grades K - 3)

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© Tyler Christensen

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.

Art & Science: Nature as your Muse

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© Gardner Symons

Free program on Nov 14 & 15: Students will explore how nature inspires art and practice scientific sketching.

Featured Resources

Science Lesson Plans

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

Citizen Science Toolkit

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Find tools and structured opportunities to integrate citizen science into your classroom.

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Distance Learning programs

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

Professional Development

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

Science Video Vault

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Browse our collection of educational videos to help your students visualize data and understand scientific and environmental concepts.

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Teacher Membership

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California Academy of Sciences Naturalist Center

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

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