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Published in 2016
What are earthquakes? Get a new perspective on these powerful phenomena with this collection of videos and infographics co-presented by the California Academy of Sciences and KQED. You'll learn why earthquakes happen, how they've shaped the Bay Area, and what you can do to prepare for the next one.
Grade Level   5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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With video-based instruction, examples of student notebooks, and ready-to-use materials, this toolkit from the California Academy of Sciences presents everything educators need to know about using science notebooks with K-12 students. Topics address Setting Up Your Science Notebook, Strategies for...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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iNaturalist.org is a place where you can record what you see in nature, meet other nature lovers, and learn about the natural world. Every observation can contribute to biodiversity science, from the rarest butterfly to rhe most common backyard weed. We share your findings with scientific data...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Produced collaboratively by the California Academy of Sciences and Khan Academy, this online course for high school (and adult) learners takes students on a virtual expedition investigating the discovery of life on Earth. Through more than 30 tutorials, students explore all aspects of biodiversity:...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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This creative lesson plan provides a visual way for learners to gain knowledge about the finite amount of fresh water on Earth and encourages discussion of the various ways to conserve this resource. Also, learners may brainstorm ideas to increase the usage of untapped water resources in their local...
Grade Level   3 4 5
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This nation-wide, afterschool science, technology, engineering, and math learning program features games, projects, and hands-on activities that middle level students can use to investigate their local environment. The program also lets them use citizen science to document discoveries, share data,...
Grade Level   6 7 8
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