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

Distance Learning Programs for Your Class

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Secret Life of a Museum Macaw

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Blue and Gold macaw

bet36体育在线真的吗© Mats Lindh

Your students will learn what it takes to care for two Macaws living at the Academy. Grades 2-3.

Start Science Notebooking!

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Strategies for Investigations

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Investigations

Learn how science notebooks can help your students plan and carry out hands-on investigations.

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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

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Natural Resources Bingo

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bet36体育在线真的吗What types of natural resources are used to make the objects we use in everyday life? Play bingo to find out!

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What Color is Your Leaf?

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Students head outside to look closely for patterns of leaves in a shady environment vs. a sunny environment.

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Worlds in Comparison

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bet36体育在线真的吗"Play-Doh" © 2006 Dennis Brekke

bet36体育在线真的吗Do you know the relative sizes of the planets in our solar system? Put yourself to the test with some Play-doh.

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Habitat Adaptation Matchup

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Sea turtle

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How does an animal's shape and color affect what habitat they live in?

Featured Videos from the Science Video Vault

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Habitat Earth in the Classroom

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bet36体育在线真的吗Inspire your students with this stunning 25-minute film focusing on the vast networks of life.

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The Living Soil Beneath Our Feet

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Travel underground for an up-close look at the ants, amoebas, and bacteria that maintain healthy soil.

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7,000 Kinds of Amphibians

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A music video about the 7,000 different kinds of amphibians. Song by the Wiggly Tendrils.

Classroom Kits for Bay Area Teachers

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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

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How Science Works

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bet36体育在线真的吗This course weaves activities, videos, and classroom-ready materials into a primer on the process of science.

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NGSS Demystified

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bet36体育在线真的吗Need help with planning professional development around the Next Generation Science Standards? Look no further.

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