News & Updates

A boy and a girl looking at a computer screen
May 31, 2023

New Grant Integrates AI Ethics with Tech Learning

When you hear “artificial intelligence” (AI), the first thing that probably comes to mind are popular generative programs like ChatGPT…

A trapeze artist performs at The Lawrence during Science Fun Days

Summer Science Fundays

From June 10 through August 12, join us every Saturday for fun-filled events featuring special guests and new activities. 

A woman interacts with a cardboard prototype of an exhibit as part of the Making Music exhibition
May 18, 2023

Talking Shop: Behind the Scenes of Making Music, Our Upcoming Exhibition

Deep in the bowels of The Lawrence Hall of Science is a place where few visitors have set foot. As…

A family building a miniature roller coaster using recycled materials during a Build, Engineer, Invent science festival.
May 3, 2023

New Partnership Brings Hands-on Science to San Leandro and San Lorenzo

Have you ever designed and built your own miniature roller coaster using recycled materials? How about experimenting with hydraulics? Young…

Sunstones at The Lawrence

Summer Camps 2023

Want happy campers? Registration is open for young scientists from first through sixth grade to explore hands-on science. 

A Mother and child look out over The Lawrence's panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay.
April 19, 2023

The Lawrence to Co-Develop Mixed Reality Exhibits with Ohlone Youth

A new project by The Lawrence and its partners, funded by a $1.29 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, aims to center Ohlone culture, using mixed reality technology to create immersive science experiences.

Easter Egg Roll at the White House
April 6, 2023

Exploring the Physics of Flight at the White House

UPDATED: The Lawrence Hall of Science stirred some science “egg-citement” when it returned to the White House Easter “EGGucation” Roll…

A group of Taiwanese students observing a globe.
March 23, 2023

Staff Promote and Teach The Lawrence’s Ocean Literacy Curriculum in Taiwan

An ongoing curricular project at The Lawrence improves students’ and educators’ understanding of the global impact the ocean’s health has on our planet.

Students from the YESS program are building solar suitcases.
March 8, 2023

Girls Build Solar Generators for International Schools with The Lawrence

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.