Virtually Human Explores What it Means for AI to Act Like a Human

November 29, 2023

A new exhibit at The Lawrence aims to demystify the latest technology and engage visitors’ curiosity about how AI works.

Products from our 2023 Holiday Gift Guide arrayed on a shelf in the Discovery Store

Holiday Gift Guide: Toys, Books, and More From Our Discovery Store!

November 15, 2023

Because we know what engages children, we’ve put together a list of science kits, books, crafts, and more that make excellent gifts or stocking stuffers.

Reptile Revelry: Celebrating the Reopened Animal Discovery Zone

November 1, 2023

On Saturday, October 21, visitors and members were among the first to experience the new Animal Discovery Zone!

A Sunprint being made using a peacock feather

Solar-powered Photography: the Science & History of Sunprint® Kits

October 19, 2023

For nearly 50 years, kids and families have used Sunprint paper to flex their creativity, capturing everything from leaves to action figures in signature white and blue images.

An image of an annular eclipse

Discover the Science Behind the “Ring of Fire” Eclipse on October 14

October 5, 2023

On Saturday, October 14, a partial eclipse will be visible across a large swath of the country, including right here in the Bay Area!

A student is launching a model rocket during a science activity while two other students look on

Supporting Teachers With Field Trips, Classroom Workshops, and More!

September 21, 2023

Picture a school gymnasium, except instead of kids playing dodgeball, it’s filled with the sights and sounds of discovery. The gym is transformed into a miniature science center!

A man and two kids outside looking at an augmented reality planet

Explore Outer Space With DIY Solar System, Our Newest Science App!

September 6, 2023

What’s it like to pilot a robotic rover on another planet? What would it take to design and build a…

Sunstones at The Lawrence Hall of Science

Upcoming Fall Events at The Lawrence and In Your Community

August 23, 2023

As summer turns to fall, The Lawrence has big plans to keep the science fun going. Join us throughout this…

The Outdoor Nature Lab

A Garden in Bloom: Reflecting on One Year of the Outdoor Nature Lab

August 4, 2023

In the year since it opened, thousands of visitors have explored nature in our backyard, searching for birds, learning about pollinators, and so much more. This week we’re looking back at what’s changed and what we’ve learned together, and looking forward to new experiences and ways to discover the wonders of the outdoors in the future.

Lucy sculpture on display at the National Museum of American History

Sculpture from The Lawrence on Display at the Smithsonian

July 27, 2023

Thanks to a generous donation and a new museum exhibition, a piece of The Lawrence has made it all the…

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