The California Academy of Sciences is a renowned scientific and educational institution dedicated to exploring, explaining, and sustaining life on Earth. Based in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, the academy is home to a world-class aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum—all under one roof. The academy’s Explore Science web page offers a window into the institution’s scientific collections and highlights the people, issues, and scientific breakthroughs redefining how humans understand—and protect—life on Earth. The Educators page offers resources for teachers near and far, and classrooms everywhere are invited to join the academy’s freewebchats. Descriptions and dates appears on the Educators page.
Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in May.
The Virtual Koshland Science Museum, now part of the National Academy of Sciences’LabX program for students, offers a beautiful interactive feature on the anatomy of the human brain. LabX also presents a collection of online experiences.