Sunstones at The Lawrence

Research and Policy Briefs

Romero, V. F., Collins, M., Young, A., Laina, V., Dorph, R., Pande, A., Strang, C., & Foreman, J. (2022). Improving […]

Children playing on the DNA sculpture at the Lawrence


Academic Articles Romero, V., Foreman, J., Strang, C., Rodriguez, L., Payan, R.,  Moore-Bailey, K., & Olsen, S. (In press). Racial […]

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Reflecting on Practice™ (RoP)

RoP is a professional learning program designed for adoption by informal science learning environments so that all educators in an […]

The Lawrence Hall of Science

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 […]

Children playing on Pheena the Whale

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 […]

Students in front of The Lawrence


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

A young person looks through a telescope of the view at The Lawrence.

Activation Lab

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

A child looks through a telescope.


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

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

Schoolyard Scientists/East Bay Academy for Young Scientists

Based at the Lawrence Hall of Science at UC Berkeley, the East Bay Academy for Young Scientists (EBAYS) serves youth […]