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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Celebrate Astronomy Day as we use hands-on models to explore asteroids and comets in this FREE online program!
How can informal educators use museum specimens and other objects to build deep engagement in topics?
© Mario Sánchez Prada
Field trips are available year-round for formal California school groups of students in grades pre-K through 12.
Join the UC Museum of Paleontology for a free workshop supporting the teaching of global change topics.
© Mats Lindh
April 12th: We will learn what it takes to care for two Macaws living at the Academy. Grades K-3.
Find science activities to focus your field trip or lessons to integrate into your yearly curriculum.
Our award-winning planetarium shows are now available for educators to stream directly to your classroom!
Scientists are beginning to unlock the secrets of one of nature’s most acrobatic flyers.
Can't make it to the Academy? We offer a wide breadth of resources that can impact your teaching from afar.
Dive into science content, engage in effective teaching pedagogy, and develop a sense of how science really works.
Browse our collection of educational videos to help your students visualize data and understand scientific and environmental concepts.
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Pre-K through 12th-grade teachers in California are eligible for special memberships to the Academy!
The Academy is now taking requests for 2018!
Read how the Academy has been a leader in creating pathways for teachers transitioning to new science standards.