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Science Films and Videos from the California Academy of Sciences

Inspire your students with these stunning HD films, available for free for educational use. These award-winning shows, originally designed to display in an immersive planetarium dome, have been reformatted for educational use as stand-alone films or as a series of short, modular clips featuring science and environmental content. Choose from:

  • Fragile Planet
  • Incoming!
  • Habitat Earth
  • Earthquake
  • Travel Deep Inside a Leaf from Life: A Cosmic Story

Looking for more free videos to kick-off engagement? Browse our collection of educational videos to help your students visualize data and understand scientific and environmental concepts. We have grouped our video resources into the following playlist themes to easily match up with your lesson plans.