California Academy of Sciences

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The California Academy of Sciences is a multifaceted scientific institution committed to leading-edge research, to educational outreach, and to finding new and innovative ways to engage and inspire the public. The Academy’s mission—to explore, explain and sustain life—extends to all corners of the institution; from a research expedition in the highlands of Papua New Guinea, to a teacher-training program in a California classroom, to an interactive game on the museum exhibit floor.

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California Academy of Sciences
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Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 1:25am
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
A video presentation from the California Academy of Sciences: Local doctors have recently returned from Haiti where the disaster continues.
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Monday, December 12, 2016 - 1:13pm
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
A video presentation from the California Academy of Science: in 2008, a team of scientists warned that a large earthquake could hit Haiti. Local...
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Monday, October 24, 2016 - 12:40pm
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  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
In this activity students will observe how the position of the sun in the sky changes during the course of the day, and discover the cardinal...
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Monday, October 24, 2016 - 10:26pm
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  • Science
  • 3-5, MS, HS
In this activity, students will learn how energy is part of their everyday lives and brainstorm ways to conserve energy in their daily lives.
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Monday, October 24, 2016 - 10:03pm
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  • 3-5, MS, HS
In this activity students will learn that carbon, and specifically carbon dioxide, moves around in the environment between land, atmosphere and ocean...
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Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 2:34pm
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  • K-2, 3-5, MS
In this game, students will learn that the earth is composed of several natural resources including plants, animals, rocks, and fossil fuels; that...
California Academy of Sciences
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Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 10:06pm
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  • Science
  • Preschool
By examining invertebrates, students will experience the process of inquiry, spark and satisfy curiosity about invertebrates, make and test...
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Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 10:57pm
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  • Health
  • High School
A video presentation from the California Academy of Science: Scientists are working hard to keep up on how viruses mutate especially with the recent...
California Academy of Sciences
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Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 2:37pm
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  • Health
  • MS, HS
A video presentation from the California Academy of Sciences: Staff members at the California Academy of Sciences want LGBTQ youth to know that It...
California Academy of Sciences
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Monday, October 31, 2016 - 7:50pm
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
In this two-day lesson, students will be introduced to several water sustainability issues, including access to clean freshwater, groundwater...