The California Academy of Sciences is partnering with iNaturalist to enlist an army of citizen scientists working toward conservation efforts.
Join Stephanie Stone and Dr. John McCosker as they look at clips from vintage episodes of the 1960's TV series "Science in Action".
Sea and Space Members Sleepover Friday, March 14, 2014 For kids ages 5 and older and their adult chaperones Bring your friends and explore the mysteries of sea and space as you enjoy the Academy after dark. Become a stargazing guru during an after-hours planetarium show, sing “twinkle twinkle” to a sea star at the Discovery Tidepool, and catch a special evening dive show in the aquarium. Enjoy a suite of hands-on activities and programs that explore life from coral reefs to outer space. Before bedtime, settle in for story time while snacking on cookies and milk. When the lights go out, unroll your sleeping bag in African Hall, next to the swaying kelp of the California Coast tank, or even at the Swamp window, face-to-face with Claude, the albino alligator. It’s the wildest sleepover ever! Special pricing for members and their guests at this exclusive members-only sleepover. Reserve your tickets today!
Greg Jongsma, Academy researcher, talks about amphibian diversity.
Shannon Bennet talks about her work in microbiology. She is currently researching viruses spread by mosquitos.
Gary Williams Curator of Invertebrate Zoology and Geology talks about his work at the California Academy of Sciences.
Why Academy Researcher Terry Gosliner keeps going back to the Philippines.
Terry Gosliner talks about careers in science and doing what you love.
Academy researcher Terry Gosliner talks about his fascination with nudibranchs.
Academy researchers described over 90 new species in 2013. Find out why this work is so important.
Venture into a new frontier in space exploration in this new planetarium show. Fly through distant galaxies, plunge into the atmosphere of the planet Jupiter, and learn how scientists are attempting to shed new light on dark matter and dark energy—mysterious components that account for 95% of our known Universe. Narrated by renowned astrophysicist and writer Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Show access included with General Admission.
Please remember: shows may not be appropriate for kids 6 and under, children 3 and under are not permitted.
January 31-October 9, 2014
The Morrison Planetarium can explore a universe of possibilities-- from distant stars to redwood leaves.
Ryan talks about the technology of the past and present Morrison Planetarium.
Ryan discusses the benefits of the Morrison Planetarium's Bay Area location.
Academy researchers are working to stop the spread of the deadly chytrid fungus to save amphibians.
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