• Educator with stuffed penguin
    Academy Eductors connecting students around the world, virtually!
  • Educator with Crocodile skull
    Special Live Events: Spooktacular Skulls
  • Students watching a live streaming event
    Students observing the motions in our Solar Sytems in a December's Special Live Event
  • Classroom view of Earth Day program
    Classroom view of Earth Day program
  • Macaw team
    2 biologists + 2 educators = 1,000 students learning about the Academy's Macaws
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Jump into the Philippine Coral Reef tank with a diver, observe the night sky with an expert on astronomy, or visit an animal care room with a biologist. 

Recordings of Past Events

Click on the program title to access the recording and any materials needed. These recordings can be used for classrooms or individual students at home.

Teacher Tip: There will be pauses during the recordings to make observations or think about a question. Think about how you would like student to share their ideas/observations/questions with you during theses times.

Penguins: Wings, Beaks, and Feathers, Oh My! (Grades K-2)

Pingüinos: ¡Alas, picos, plumas, vaya! (Grados K-2)

Penguins: Will You Be My Valentine? (Grades K-2)

Art & Science: Nature as your Muse (Grades K-5)

Let's Chat About Weather and Climate (Grades 3-5)

Spooktacular Skulls (Grades 3-5)

Tour of the Night Sky (Grades 3-6)

Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors - Oh My! (Grades 3-7)

Spot That Bird (Grades 4-5)

Dive into a Lagoon with Rays and Their Friends That Live There (Grades 4-8)

Scientist’s Scoop: Nudibranchs - Colorful Creatures of the Sea (Grades 4-12)

 

 

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Free, Interactive, Online LIVE Programs for Student Groups

Special Live Events are free programs open to all schools, homeschool groups, afterschool programs, and other organizations that serve students in kindergarten to 8th grade. We suggest that you only sign up for programs that match the targeted age group of your students. 

Because of the interactive nature of these programs, we recommend combining no more than 2 classes per program reservation.

 

 

 

 

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Make Earth Day Every Day

Earth looking at Asian continent

Celebrate Earth Day by designing solutions to benefit Earth's ecosystems and humans!

Dates: Wednesday April 22 & Thursday April 23 2020
This program will be broadcasted two times on both dates
Times: 9:10am PT (12:10pm ET) & 10:10am PT (1:10pm ET)
Duration: 45 minutes
Target Audience: 4th-8th grade

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Secret Life of a Museum Macaw

Blue and Gold Macaw

Your students will learn what it takes to care for two Macaws living at the Academy.

Dates: Wednesday May 20 & Thursday May 21, 2020
Times: 9:10am PT (12:10pm ET)
Duration: 30 minutes
Target Audience: 2nd-3rd grade

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How Will Your Students Interact With Us?

Via a Chat Box

Students get to see and hear the Academy expert, and enter comments and questions into a text-based chat window.

It's a Snap!

All you'll need is a computer with an internet connection, speakers loud enough for your class to hear, and a display large enough for your class to see.

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We've served classrooms nationwide with online programs.

We Thank Our Donors

Student Education programs and activities are generously supported by the Hearst Endowed Fund for Science Education; Barbara Bakar; and Wendy W. Kwok.

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