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Camps Entering Grade 2

Entering Grade 2 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m $1,295.00 Financial Aid Applications Now Closed The Lawrence Hall of Science Nature […]

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Camps Entering Grades 3 – 4

Entering Grades 3 – 4 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m $1,295.00 Financial Aid Applications Now Closed The Lawrence Hall of […]

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Camps Entering Grades 5 – 6

Entering Grades 5 – 6 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m $1,295.00 Financial Aid Applications Now Closed The Lawrence Hall of […]

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Camps Entering Grades 7 – 9

Entering Grades 7 – 9 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m $1,395.00 Financial Aid Applications Now Closed The Lawrence Hall of […]

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GEMS: Math Around the World

With a wide range of games and other challenges from many continents, Math Around the World sets mathematics within a multicultural and international context.

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GEMS: Color Analyzers

Teasing a rainbow from a lightbulb. Decoding messages from abstract art. Unveiling the answer to why an apple looks red. This updated and enhanced New GEMS version of the classic teacher guide has students immediately and physically involved in investigating light and color while experimenting with diffraction gratings and color filters.

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GEMS: Ocean Currents

Students gain fascinating insights into our ocean planet through these innovative activities. They learn how wind, temperature, salinity, and density set water into motion, and they make an “in-depth” investigation of the key physical science concept of density.

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Transforming STEM Teaching Faculty Learning Program (FLP)

The FLP is a professional learning program devised to assist both university and college instructors of STEM courses. The FLP […]

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Practicum Academy to Improve Science Education (PRACTISE)

Argumentation is one of the most complex science practices both for students to learn and for teachers to learn to […]

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Annual Fund

Help us sustain and elevate our mission. Gifts to this fund support the public science center, new STEM initiatives and […]

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Animal Discovery Zone Fund

Help reimagine learning encounters with live animals by making a gift to the Animal Discovery Zone Fund. The Animal Discovery […]

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Biotechnology Learning Lab Fund

Inspire and prepare the next generation of citizens and scientists for the world of possibilities that biotechnology offers. The Biotechnology […]

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Members and Friends Preview Days

11am-3pm October 16, 17, 23 and 24, 2021 Help us get back in the swing of things and come preview our refurbished spaces, new exhibits, and old favorites! Anyone who held a valid membership during 2020 and 2021 is invited.

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Members Reopening Party

4:00pm – 7:00pm Oct. 29, 2021
Meet some of our animals, take in the new 3D film “Dinosaurs of Antarctica,” and strut your stuff in our costume parade! And, of course, marvel at our newly refurbished spaces and exhibits and even engage with your old favorites!

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Frequently Asked Questions

To help you prepare for your visit, we have prepared this informational page to address frequently asked questions and concerns. […]

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Making Sense of Science for Decision Making

Grades: 9-10-11-12 Time: 3:30-5pm Date: November 3, 10, 17 & December 1, 8, 15 Location: Zoom Registration Closed Price: $310Financial […]

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Storytelling with Data for Social Change

Grades: 6-7-8 Time: 3:30-5pm Dates: November 3, 10, 17 & December 1, 8, 15 Location: Zoom Price: $310 Registration Closed […]

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Annual Fund

Help advance our mission by providing resources to strategically respond to critical needs, and support research, development, and launch of new STEM initiatives and programs.

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Become a sponsor of special events including our annual Innovations & Inspirations Benefit Event.

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Exhibits & Learning Labs

Get your name in front of visitors as they engage in compelling hands-on activities. Sponsor an exhibit on the science center floor. The Lawrence’s learning labs excite young minds and propel our future inventors and innovators.

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Branding Opportunities

Put your logo on Sunkits for a School Science Festival give-away, incorporate branded inserts into take-home activities for visitors, and more. We are delighted to work with you to match your marketing needs.

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Online & Virtual Experiences

Get recognition on our Lawrence at Home weekly eblast, virtual events, and online camps and classes.

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Engage Employees

Match Employee Giving and Volunteer Hours.

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Phenomenal Physics

Welcome to the world of phenomenal physics! In this lab, you will be introduced to the forces of physics – the basic principles that govern our physical world. As a physicist, you will observe, ask, and experiment on topics ranging from electricity and magnetism to sound and fluid dynamics. What will you discover about these forces?

Science Show

Shocking Nature of Wildfires

Have you ever experienced a thunderstorm? Do you know how fires burn? Join us to learn more about how charges can impact the world around us through several bright and explosive demonstrations. Spark an interest in electricity and fire safety in this spectacular show!

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Positioning Youth for Success in Science: Studying the Malleability and Impact of Computational Thinking for Science

In collaboration with the Learning Design Group at the Lawrence Hall of Science, the Research Group is engaging in a […]

A child and an adult work together on a science project at an exhibit at The Lawrence.

Working Towards Equitable Organizations in Environmental Education

Working Towards Equitable Organizations Workshop Series is a collaboration between the Lawrence Hall of Science and an organization called Youth […]

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For Inspiration and Recognition of Science & Technology (FIRST®) is a national and international nonprofit organization that seeks to support […]

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Activation Lab

The Learning Activation Lab is a national research and design effort to dramatically strengthen learning in the United States and […]

A young person is building a structure at The Lawrence.


Better Environmental Education Teaching, Learning, Expertise & Sharing (BEETLES) is a program affiliated with the Lawrence Hall of Science that […]