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Andrea Naranjo Soledad and colleague

Caminos de la Ciencia: El Poder de la Conciencia Ambiental y la Comunidad: de Colombia al UC Berkeley

Antes de haberse mudado a Estados Unidos, Andrea Naranjo Soledad, estudiante de doctorado en la Universidad de California, Berkeley, vivió en Bogotá, Colombia, donde vio a muchas comunidades [...]

girl launches her boat into the Forces That Shape the Bay exhibit pond

Summer Funday: Float Your Boat

We're making boats out of recycled materials all day [...]

Facilities Assistant

This position is for a Facilities Assistant at The Lawrence Hall of Science. Responsibilities include handling service requests from staff, providing facility maintenance and assistance for special [...]

A young person is observing nature in the Outdoor Nature Lab

Summer Funday: Outdoor Nature Lab Opening Day

Come celebrate with The Lawrence as we open our first expansion in over 20 years–the brand new Robert and Elizabeth Karplus Outdoor Nature Lab! [...]

Kick off your family's summer at the Hayward Community Family Fair Friday, June 17th, from 2-6pm at Tennyson Park

Hayward Community Family Fair

Join us at the Hayward Community Family Fair for food, fun, and plenty of resources for [...]

Julie Fornaciari and colleague are working in a science laboratory

Midday Science Cafe – Can We Make Green Hydrogen Fuel a Reality?

Hydrogen gas plays an important role in the future of clean energy with the potential to replace fossil fuels for many daily and essential applications, from making fertilizers to producing chemicals [...]

A woman and two children observing the sun using a solar viewer device

Summer Funday: Fun with the Sun

Kick off the summer with our first Sunday Funday! Join us for a celebration of our sun and other stars. [...]

children sitting on top of Pheena

Summer is Here at The Lawrence!

Summer is here, and with it some exciting new opportunities to explore and discover at The Lawrence! Join us for [...]

The Vaccine and You activity cards on trays

The Vaccine & You

Vaccine Learning Resources These activities were designed to build vaccine confidence among families with young children who are considering the [...]

Two children are looking at delivery capsules

Delivery Capsules

Vaccine Learning Resources These activities were designed to build vaccine confidence among families with young children who are considering the [...]

Two antibodies and a virus

Antibody Builder

Vaccine Learning Resources These activities were designed to build vaccine confidence among families with young children who are considering the [...]

Girl at pinball machine

Well Played!

You don't have to be a pro to know that math and science can help improve your game. Experiment with force, angles, and trajectory to get the highest scores you can with classic arcade games such as [...]

Exemption Policy

Exemption Policy For the health and safety of everyone on campus, the University of California treats K-12 students including campers [...]

Research and Policy Briefs

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

A collage of children engaged in science activities, with information about the NSF Video Showcase

Lawrence Hall of Science Research Featured in NSF Video Showcase

Beginning Tuesday, May 10, The Lawrence Hall of Science will be participating in the annual National Science Foundation (NSF) “STEM [...]

The Lawrence team on the South Lawn of the White House

The Lawrence Brings Science to the White House

Lawrence Hall of Science visitors and staff are very accustomed to the sound of excited children exploring science.  On April [...]

A student looks through a microscope

Amgen Biotech Experience: Complete Series Teacher Workshop

This five-day, summer workshop covers the Complete Series of the ABE curriculum, including an introduction to micropipettes and gel electrophoresis, plasmid digestion, plasmid ligation, confirmation [...]

Julia Schaletzky in a laboratory conducting a science experiment

Science at Cal – Laboratory to Life-Saver: Discovery, Development, and Access to New Medicines

How are new medicines discovered and developed? How can universities help create products that truly benefit patients? How do the government and private companies decide which projects to invest in? [...]

North Bay Science Discovery Day

North Bay Science Discovery Day

This family-friendly celebration of science and technology learning and careers will feature dozens of hands-on activities from North Bay educators [...]

Bay Area Book Festival flyer: Sat & Sun, May 7-8 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Family Fun Fest Zone MLK Jr. Civic Center Park Downtown Berkeley

Bay Area Book Festival — Outdoor Fair

Combine reading, art, and science with Science at Cal and The Lawrence Hall of Science at the Bay Area Book Festival in downtown Berkeley on May 7 and [...]

Celebrating Nature's Diversity Photo Wall exhibit

Celebrating Nature’s Diversity

From African Elephants to Whooping Cranes, the diversity of animals that call our planet home is breathtaking. This permanent installation features stunning photography from the National Geographic [...]

A North American mountain lion (Puma concolor couguar), at the Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure.

Mountain Lion

Puma concolor couguar Where do they live? The Americas, from the Canadian Yukon to the southern Andes in South America What [...]

Monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) from the Sierra Chincua mountain range, Mexico.

Monarch Butterflies

Danaus plexippus Where do they live? North America What do they eat? Larvae eat milkweed; adults eat plant nectar Conservation Status: Least Concern [...]

An endangered Malayan tiger (Panthera tigris jacksoni) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.

Malaysian Tiger

Panthera tigris jacksoni Where do they live? Southern and central Malay Peninsula What do they eat? Sambar deer, barking deer, wild boar, [...]

A lilac-breasted roller, Coracias caudatus, at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.

Lilac-Breasted Roller

Psitteuteles goldiei Where do they live? Sub-Saharan Africa and the southern Arabian Peninsula What do they eat? Arthropods and small vertebrates such [...]

South Georgia king penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus patagonicus) at the Indianapolis Zoo.

King Penguins

Aptenodytes patagonicus Where do they live? South Atlantic and South Indian Ocean, northern reaches of Antarctica, Tierra del Fuego, Falkland Islands, [...]

An endangered, juvenile silvery gibbon (Hylobates moloch) at Bali Safari.

Juvenile Silvery Gibbon

Hylogates moloch Where do they live? Java, Indonesia What do they eat? Primarily fruit, also leaves, flowers, and insects Conservation Status: Endangered See [...]

Japanese sea nettle (Chrysaora pacifica) at Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA.

Japanese Sea Nettle

Chrysaora pacifica Where do they live? The northwest Pacific Ocean (including Japan and Korea) What do they eat? Comb jellies, small [...]

A grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) at the Sedgwick County Zoo.

Grizzly Bear

Ursus arctos horribilis Where do they live? North America What do they eat? A variety of plants and animals such as moose, [...]

A gray wolf (Canis lupus) at the Alaska Zoo.

Grey Wolf

Canus lupus Where do they live? Eurasia and North America What do they eat? Wild large and medium-sized hoof animals such as [...]