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
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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.
Assemblymember Nancy Skinner announced today the recipients of the 15th Assembly District Women of the Year Awards, celebrating women trailblazers who have made significant contributions in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). We’re happy to report that our Director, Elizabeth Stage, joins this year’s honorees of women and organizations that have made groundbreaking contributions in STEM fields and have helped advance, involve or educate women and girls in STEM.
“The East Bay is home to many distinguished women who have shattered the glass ceiling in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math,” Skinner said. “The women and organizations honored are fueling new innovations and technologies that are changing our world for the better. Honoring these role models, we pave the way for many more women and girls to excel and change the faces of STEM.”
As Director, Elizabeth Stage has overseen the Hall’s direct engagement with over 275,000 people a year in every aspect of STEM. The Hall develops and publishes materials for elementary and secondary students that are used by half of the school districts in California. The Hall also reaches at least 25 percent of the nation’s kids at some time during their K-12 experience and influence at least 100,000 teachers annually. Dr. Stage was also instrumental in the development of California’s statewide math and science curriculum.