The Lawrence Hall of Science
The public science center of the University of California, Berkeley.
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Closed December 24 & 25
We’ll bring our science programs to you.
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.
Our programs offer a captivating opportunity for teens to do science with real experts and a fascinating glimpse into the college experience and a career as a scientist!
Calling all aspiring teen scientists! Explore a career in science, and conduct research at UC Berkeley in our Teen Research Programs. Our programs offer a captivating opportunity to do science with real experts and a fascinating glimpse into the college experience and a career as a scientist.
Environmental contamination is a widespread problem in the Bay Area. EBAYS works with teens and young adults to help identify locations where there are contaminants in air, soil, and water. All participants complete a final, environmental justice-focused project. EBAYS programs include:
Oakland teens encouraged to apply! Check our website for current and upcoming opportunities, including paid internships.
Are you passionate about science? Do you enjoy working with youth? For over 50 years, The Lawrence Hall of Science has been providing fun and engaging science experiences for young people. Now you, too, can be part of the magic of science learning while enriching your teaching skills. In this Teen Internship Program, you will inspire young learners with curiosity, excitement, and passion for science. Together, you and an adult staff will mentor youth on a journey of exploration, investigation, discovery, and invention in multiple modalities and through interdisciplinary learning.
Interested in volunteering? Join our talented team of teen volunteers! Become an integral part of what we do and help facilitate science learning in the museum. Volunteers will meet new people and develop important job skills. At The Lawrence, volunteers enjoy the benefits of experiencing a work-related environment with professional staff, UC Berkeley college students, and teens from all around the Bay Area.
The Lawrence is dedicated to providing access to youth of all backgrounds and offers financial aid to families who otherwise lack the resources to participate.
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Are you curious about the future of artificial intelligence (AI)? Explore cutting-edge AI technologies and concepts! Learn about ongoing artificial intelligence research from Berkeley scientists and experts. Then, develop your own skills in hands-on workshops on coding, creating a machine learning model, and mathematical concepts underpinning AI.
Are you interested in environmental science and have a passion for addressing climate change? The Climate Ambassadors program explores the crossroads of environmental research, climate communication, and personal and professional growth.
Want to learn more about the sun and use engineering to solve problems? Join us for a free Hands-on Solar Camp this summer! Open to all current 7th and 8th grade students. We will be using teamwork and collaboration to solve problems and create solutions. Choose your session and join us for two weeks of fun where we will meet scientists and engineers, investigate sustainability practices, build solar devices and more!