While the Academy is closed, inspiration is open. Whether you’re searching for STEM activities for the kids or just want to keep tabs on your favorite Academy creatures, we've curated an eclectic array of science-centric games, videos, and DIY projects to help you stay learning and engaged, wherever you are.
This week's livestreams (all times PT):
This week: Have a howling good time this Thursday at an especially toothsome NightSchool.
Get to know the wolf, one of North America’s most iconic terrestrial mammals and important predators.
Join our planetarium presenters on Facebook for interstellar insights and activities from the final frontier.
New year, new backgrounds! Download four beautiful new video backgrounds to spruce up your digital habitat.
An Academy biologist uses a feeding stick to reward a blue-spotted ray.
Learn more about how Steinhart Aquarium biologists keep the rays in Reef Lagoon happy, healthy, and stimulated.
Live, weekly mini-classes with Academy experts! Next up: "Dead Whales Tell Tales" with mammalogist Moe Flannery.
Watch: Our video collections are optimized for K-12, but binge-worthy for science-lovers of all ages.
75+ episodes and 9 months later, we're humbly highlighting 10 of 2020's most popular livestreams. Enjoy!
Explore Chile’s giant telescopes in the Academy’s newest planetarium show, livestreaming every Wednesday.
No planetarium? No problem. We've made some of our award-winning dome shows available to enjoy from home.
Learn: Turn your living room into a classroom—or science lab!—with STEM activities and resources.
Geminid meteor shower, 2012 © Mike Lewinski
Know what's up with Morrison Planetarium's Skywatcher's Guide—a quarterly compendium of heavenly happenings.
Meet Academy educators online from your home or classroom via interactive livestreams for K-8 students.
Find science activities to focus your field trip or lessons to integrate into your yearly curriculum.
You already have everything you need to embark on a DIY science adventure! Includes activities for K-12.
Play: Brain need a break? De-stress with these digital delights. (Warning: You may still learn something.)
Experience an awe-inspiring exhibit of 2020's best nature, wildlife, and conservation photography.
Take a peek at some of the oldest, rarest, and most amazing specimens in the Academy's research collections.
In this game, students level up the farm with green technology to meet the space and water needs of their crops.
This kid-friendly app makes citizen science simple and fun. Earn badges for your plant and animal observations!