Installing a Giant Maze at the Hall

On January 29, the Hall opened Water's Extreme Journey, a new exhibit and interactive maze that explores the science of the water cycle. Get a behind-the-scenes look at how our expert staff put it all together!

Innovations & Inspirations

On January 24, the Hall hosted a benefit event entitled "Innovations & Inspirations." Read more about the event, and about our vision for a new Biotech Learning Lab at the Lawrence Hall of Science.

Our Oath on Inauguration Day

We pledge to continue our pursuit of our critical mission. Read a special Inauguration Day message from the Hall's director.

Arguing in the Classroom? A Toolkit for Science Learning

Argumentation in the classroom

The Learning Design Group at the Lawrence Hall of Science has developed a collection of resources to help teachers to better understand and implement scientific argumentation in their classrooms. Learn more about the importance of argumentation skills to not just science but all learning.

Bay View Cafe Spotlight: Starter Bakery

Kouign Amann pastry

The Lawrence Hall of Science has a new cafe, serving coffee, grab-and-go snacks and meals, and fresh pastries. Learn more about Starter Bakery, one of the local vendors that our Bay View Cafe has partnered with to bring our visitors great products.

Hall Apps Reach 1 Million Downloads

Hall Apps Reach 1 Million Downloads

Lawrence Hall of Science educational apps have reached a major milestone on the Apple App Store. Since 2012, when our first apps went live, they have now cumulatively been downloaded over 1 million times! Learn more about our apps and how they were developed.

New Program Teaches Coding With Satellite Experiments

ISS nanosatellites

The Lawrence Hall of Science has received a National Science Foundation grant for a program for students to learn computer coding and develop experiments using real nano-satellites in low-Earth orbit. Learn more about the Nano-satellites and East Bay Area Rocket Scientists (NEARS) program.