Education Programs

children touching a catfish specimen

The Academy offers a rich array of educational programs for learners of all ages. Through Head Start on Science, preschool teachers learn about inquiry science. Home-schooled students enjoy hands-on investigations and behind-the-scenes explorations. Philadelphia public school girls benefit from pre-college workshops and hands-on learning through Women in Natural Science. Philadelphia school children get to compete for awards in the annual George Washington Carver Science Fair.