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Kids ages 4-11 will love becoming experts on butterflies, penguins, coral reefs, and more through themed activity packs containing hands-on projects for every day of the week.
If it blooms, swims, or flies, it’s probably an Academy scientist’s obsession. Get to know the people putting their curiosity to work for the future of our planet.
Madagascar. The Philippines. Palau. Cameroon. The Academy goes where biodiversity thrives—or is threatened. Explore the globe with us and experience the adventurous side of science.
There's a story behind every species on exhibit. Get to know a few of the Steinhart Aquarium's most captivating residents.
With one of the world's largest and most important scientific collections, the Academy is a library of life. See some of our most striking specimens.
To protect biodiversity, we need data. Academy scientists travel the globe to regenerate the natural world, but they can’t be everywhere. That's where you come in.
Exercise your brain and activate your imagination with engaging, all-ages, hands-on learning tools, mobile apps, and Academy Science videos.
Our HD webcams stream 24/7, so you're never more than a click away from our stingrays, coral reef, penguins—and the otherworldly Farallon Islands.
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