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Kits are portable containers filled with hands-on activities, specimens, educational games, books, DVDs, and more. After attending this training, you will be eligible to borrow the Rainforest (grades 4 - 8) Kit to use in your classroom.

Prepare to lead your students on an exploration of tropical rainforests, one of the most fascinating ecosystems on the planet. The Rainforest Kit includes a variety of hands-on activities to bring the rainforest to life in your classroom, targeted at grades 4 - 8. Explore the California Academy of Sciences Osher Rainforest dome and discover ways to connect this unique exhibit with your curriculum.

Workshop Format

In this workshop, you will explore the tropical rainforest ecosystem and get prepared to use the Rainforest Kit with your students. This kit explores rainforest plants and animals, the water cycle, and more, all at a level appropriate for 4 - 8 students. You will also visit the California Academy of Sciences Osher Rainforest dome and discover ways to connect this unique exhibit with your curriculum.

Saturday December 14
8:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Other Perks

  • Enjoy complimentary morning refreshments, coffee, and tea.

  • Become eligible to borrow the Rainforest (4-8) Kit to use in your classroom.

  • Gain access to the Rainforest (4-8) Kit lesson plans, whether you borrow the kit or not.

  • Explore the Academy’s exhibits during lunch and after the workshop

The Academy can provide documentation for the number of professional development hours you participate in. However, we do not offer continuing education credits at this time.

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About the Rainforest (4-8) Kit

Visit the Rainforest Kit page to see activity descriptions and the materials that are included in the kit.

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How do I join?

Tickets are $25. Reserve your spot online or by calling 877-227-3311 on any day from 8am-5pm.

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