Students in the Discovery Lab at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Our inquiry-based curriculum is designed to motivate and engage your students and support the California State and National Science Education Standards through classroom or field experiences. Select curriculum by grade level or by activity name.

California and many other states have officially adopted Next Generation Science Standards. Released in April 2013 and welcomed by the science education community, these voluntary standards integrate three important dimensions: science and engineering practices, disciplinary core ideas and crosscutting concepts. They effectively build science concepts from kindergarten through 12th grade and also incorporate important engineering concepts. We're working on correlating our materials to these new standards. Stay tuned!