The California Academy of Sciences got a nice mention in a recent article in the New York Times on how museums are increasing their reach via offering lectures and other experiences online.
"Another innovator is the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. In January it began offering an online biodiversity course, devised for teachers and high school students, and for parents to teach their children, with Khan Academy, a free online schoolhouse that has over 10 million users worldwide each month.
"Since 2010, the California Academy of Sciences has posted on iTunes U free lectures on ecology, sustainability, natural history, biodiversity, astronomy and space science; it also offers courses there, for middle- and high-school science educators, on earthquakes and how science works."
I've been remiss in keeping up with our awesome Khan Academy course and our other online educational resources we produce. Nice to see them getting wider attention though.