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Digital Learning: Dog Evolution
8/25/14, 11:46 am

This video was produced by youth participating in the 2014 Science in Action Summer Intensive. A project of the California Academy of Sciences’ Digital Learning Program.

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Digital Learning: Specimen Preparation, From Death to Display
8/18/14, 11:39 am

This video was produced by youth participating in the 2014 Science in Action Summer Intensive. A project of the California Academy of Sciences’ Digital Learning Program.

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Digital Learning: A Window into the Past
8/11/14, 12:51 pm

This video was produced by youth participating in the 2014 Science in Action Summer Intensive. A project of the California Academy of Sciences’ Digital Learning Program.

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New Mammal Discovery
8/4/14, 12:38 pm

Academy scientists and their colleagues have described a new animal species: a tiny Entendeka sengi, found in Namibia, and related to elephants.

 

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Waterbears: Treetops to Your Backyard
7/25/14, 11:18 am

Tardigrades, or waterbears, are amazing extremophiles that live everywhere!

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Penguins+Pajamas Sleepovers
7/14/14, 11:32 am

Why count sheep when you could count geckos, butterflies, sharks and penguins? Camp out at the Academy for a night and you'll see the museum in a whole new light. 

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Frog Tongues
7/7/14, 12:34 pm

Frog tongues are amazingly fast and super sticky. 

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Serpentine Soil
6/30/14, 12:31 pm

Academy botanist Dylan Burge studies the sturdy plants that thrive in serpentine soil.

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Trucking Salmon
6/16/14, 2:58 pm

With the drought in California, salmon smolts are hitching a ride to get to the open ocean.

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Saving Whales
6/9/14, 3:11 pm

A team of dedicated volunteers work to free an entangled whale off the coast of California.

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Citizen Science and iNaturalist
6/9/14, 10:54 am
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Skulls TV Spot
6/5/14, 9:52 am

Everybody loves skulls. Discover the clues skulls hold about how animals eat, hunt, and evolve in this revealing new exhibit. Now open through November 2, 2014. Learn more about the exhibit here.

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Skulls: Scaffolding Under the Skin
5/14/14, 1:02 pm

A peek behind-the-scenes at the Academy's new Skulls exhibit.

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Gary Williams - Science Hero #3
5/12/14, 12:09 pm

Gary Williams, Curator of Invertebrate Zoology, talks about finding a new genus of sea fan. 

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Gary Williams - Science Hero #2
5/12/14, 12:01 pm

Gary Williams, Curator of Invertebrate Zoology, talks about his research. 

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Gary Williams - Science Hero #1
5/12/14, 11:56 am

Gary Williams, Curator of Invertebrate Zoology, discusses his early interest in science.

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