bet36体育在线真的吗These museum worksheets don't involve finding "the answers," but rather serve as tools to structure your visit around a given theme. Slow down, make careful observations, and engage in science discourse with your peers!

Selected Worksheets for Grades preK-1

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Let's Catch Fish! Scavenger Hunt

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bet36体育在线真的吗© Ron De Cloux

How can you use the shape of a fish to identify it, and learn about where it lives?

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Ocean Life Opposites

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octopus

© Michael Bentley

bet36体育在线真的吗Use observation skills to find "opposites" within aquarium animals.

Selected Worksheets for Grades 2-3

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Color Vision Hunt

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gouldian finch

bet36体育在线真的吗© David Liittschwager

bet36体育在线真的吗Explore how patterns in nature help animals camouflage and discover how some animals see colors humans cannot!

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Rainforest Necklace Scavenger Hunt

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RainforestDome_DaveSchumaker

© Dave Schumaker

bet36体育在线真的吗What types of plants and animals are found in the rainforest? How do they depend on one another for survival?

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Frog and Toad Scavenger Hunt

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American Tree Frog

© Clinton and Charles Robsertson

How have these animals been shaped by their environments?

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It's a Match! Living Color Scavenger Hunt

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paint chips

© Bob Mical

bet36体育在线真的吗How does color help animals survive? Explore the Color of Life exhibit to discover many ways animals use color.

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The Sharp Eyes of a Naturalist

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African Hall California Academy of Sciences

© Adam Fagen

bet36体育在线真的吗Before your students explore African Hall, prepare them with fun games to practice their observation skills.

Selected Worksheets for Grades 4-5

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Predator Prey Scavenger Hunt

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© Tambako the Jaguar

bet36体育在线真的吗What are some physical traits shared by different prey? By different predators?

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Rainforest Necklace Scavenger Hunt

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RainforestDome_DaveSchumaker

© Dave Schumaker

What types of plants and animals are found in the rainforest? How do they depend on one another for survival?

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Frog and Toad Scavenger Hunt

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American Tree Frog

© Clinton and Charles Robsertson

How have these animals been shaped by their environments?

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Marine Invertebrate Adaptations

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sea slugs

bet36体育在线真的吗© Mark Actually

bet36体育在线真的吗Observe invertebrates in an outdoor or aquarium setting to find evidence of how organisms survive.

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Snakes and Lizards: Structure and Function

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bet36体育在线真的吗© Ron DeCloux

bet36体育在线真的吗Explore the anatomy of snakes and lizards, connecting structure to function as you observe and draw live animals

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Animal Adaptations Scavenger Hunt

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bet36体育在线真的吗© Ron DeCloux

bet36体育在线真的吗Trek through the Aquarium to observe and describe animals surviving in both aquatic and desert environments.

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African Safari Cards

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© Isaac Lee

Explore the amazing diversity of plants, animals, and ecosystems that are found on the continent of Africa!

Selected Worksheets for Grades 6-8

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Light in Air and Water

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Ask questions about the light phenomenon called refraction while you explore the Academy exhibits!

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Reptiles Scavenger Hunt

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© Ron DeCloux

bet36体育在线真的吗Learn about reptiles and discover adaptations that help snakes and lizards survive in their environments.

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Marine Invertebrate Adaptations

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sea slugs

© Mark Actually

Observe invertebrates in an outdoor or aquarium setting to find evidence of how organisms survive.

Selected Worksheets for Grades 9-12

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Gouldian Finch Behavior

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bet36体育在线真的吗© Bill & Mark Bell

bet36体育在线真的吗Visit the Gouldian finches in the Color of Life exhibit and discover how their head color relates to behavior.

Lesson Plans & Activities

Looking for ideas to spice up your science teaching? Our activity database features full-period lessons to integrate into your normal curriculum.

Educator Exhibit Guides

Explore key concepts of Academy exhibits to help shape your students’ field trip experience, or to learn more about our scientific research.

Providing Focus in the Exhibits

These exercises will encourage students to engage all five of their senses as they explore our exhibits. Best to share with chaperones!

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