2013 photo of the staff at the California Academy of Sciences Jon Foley, executive director of the California Academy of Sciences, sent this to all of us on the staff yesterday. I couldn't be more proud to work here. Dear Academy Family, I know that for many of us the... Read more →


Scientific American Grades the Presidential Candidates on Science

This has not been the most science-rich election, among many of the other things that were lacking this political season. Science Debate has been working hard to make sure try and get science and environmental issues into the political discourse, largely to no avail. Which is a tragedy, since we... Read more →


Promo for the Academy's Virtual Learning Program for Classrooms

The California Academy of Science's is a world-class science research and educational facility, that hundreds of thousands of young people every year get to experience and learn from. However there are many more who can't travel to San Francisco to check out our living specimens and meet our scientists and... Read more →


I can't love enough this picture of several of the Global Kids program directors and staff from the Online Leadership Program all together for the first time. This is from the Digital Media and Learning conference at UC Irvine that took place October 5-7. Pictured left to right: Sara Vogel,... Read more →