We've compiled a selection of grade-appropriate offerings to make it easy for you to browse Academy opportunities and classroom resources.

Professional Development @ the Academy

Coral Kit Training (grades 3 - 7)

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© World Fish

November 4 at 8:30 am

Dive into the world of the coral reef ecosystem and become eligible to borrow this kit!

Skulls Kit Training (grades K - 8)

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© Chris Frank

November 14 at 4:30 pm

SOLD OUT! Explore skulls in this hands-on workshop and become eligible to borrow the Skulls Kit!

Programs for Your Field Trip to the Academy

Rock Fund Program

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This program provides San Francisco 4th & 5th grade classes with FREE science field trips, including a bus!

Motions of the Solar System

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© Kabsik Park

This show is offered most Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 10:30am through June 2018.

School Field Trips

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© Mario Sánchez Prada

Field trips are available year-round for formal California school groups of students in grades pre-K through 12.

Distance Learning Programs for Your Class

Special Live Events

Classroom view of Earth Day program

These free, interactive, webcasts are open to classrooms nationwide. Sign up to book your spot!

Start Science Notebooking!

Strategies for Reflection

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Reflection

Setting aside time for reflection allows your students to recognize their own learning.

Selected Science Lesson Plans

Sensational Seaweed

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© Clinton Bauder

Explore seaweed and learn about this important producer in this hands-on, culinary activity!

Rock Cycle Roundabout

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© U.S. Geological Survey

Want to play a board game to learn about rock formation? Explore geologic processes, fast and slow.

Featured Videos from the Science Video Vault

Classroom Kits for Bay Area Teachers

Geology (Grade 2 - 5)

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California Geology Kit

Examine rocks and minerals, explore the rock cycle, and trace the mineral resources used in everyday life.

Professional Learning for You

NGSS Demystified

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Need help with planning professional development around the Next Generation Science Standards? Look no further.

Teacher Workshop Catalog

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Skulls workshop

Check out the range of workshops we have offered recently. Contact us to provide PD for your school team!

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