The Lawrence Hall of Science
The public science center of the University of California, Berkeley.
Open Wednesday - Sunday
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
April 1 - 9 open daily
Bring your students to The Lawrence, or bring our inquiry-based science programs to you.
We partner with school districts to support science learning. We offer district-wide elementary, middle, and high school programs, either virtually or in-person.
We collaborate with a range of partners to innovate in science education. Together, we go further.
For over 50 years, The Lawrence Hall of Science has been at the forefront of science education. As part of the University of California, Berkeley, we work with scientists, engineers, and educators to design the most effective learning experiences. Learn about the latest news and read articles about our work and impact.
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An ongoing curricular project at The Lawrence improves students’ and educators’ understanding of the global impact the ocean’s health has on our planet.
Youth Engaged in STEM Service (YESS) is a four-year project that began in 2020 to develop and study the impact of two different science-focused summer camp experiences for black and brown teen girls in their communities.
Update, March 14: We are truly thankful to all those of you who contributed to our 2023 Big Give campaign. […]
A new video series created by The Lawrence Hall of Science, Tuff Pupil, uses animation and hip hop music to […]
On October 27, 2022, a group of young people presented the findings of their environmental quality research to the Alameda […]
As 2022 comes to a close, we celebrate our work, engaging people with the power of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to inspire tomorrow.
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By supporting science and math education now, you can help establish the next generation of innovators, science-literate workers, and informed and engaged citizens. Join us in satisfying the critical need for more and better K-12 science and mathematics education. Contributions to The Lawrence help build future STEM talent and improve society’s understanding of science processes, impacts, and opportunities.
The Lawrence has long been appreciated as an international leader in science and mathematics education. From agencies like the Institute of Museum & Library Services to local publications like Bay Area Parent, our programs have garnered esteemed recognition from a variety of organizations.