Achieve Interns in the Ingenuity Lab

Achieve Intern Heroes pose in front of the the planetarium.

Each year, the Lawrence Hall of Science participates in the Achieve scholarship program by providing students with summer internship opportunities. Read to learn more about Achieve and this year's Ingenuity Lab interns.

How to Discover 2,332+ Planets

Speakers and attendees at the Kepler event.

On June 22, the Hall was fortunate enough to host Drs. Gibor Basi, Courtney Dressing, and Martin Still, three scientists working on NASA's Kepler Mission. Read to learn more about Kepler and the mission's incredible legacy in the search for exoplanets (planets orbiting stars) and extraterrestrial life.

Assessing Oral Scientific Argumentation

DiALoG_Hero image on iPad

Researchers at the Hall, in collaboration with Arizona State University, are developing a tablet application for middle school teachers who are implementing oral scientific argumentation in their classrooms. Read to learn more about the DiALoG project.

Youth for Science

On April 22, as hundreds of thousands turned out in support of science around the globe, the Lawrence Hall of Science asked young people what science means for their future. Learn more about the activity and the incredible responses!

Volunteer Spotlight: 1,000 Hours of Service

Volunteer Mary Thompson celebrates 1,000 hours of service.

Lawrence Hall of Science volunteer Mary Thompson, who works primarily in the Ingenuity Lab, recently surpassed 1,000 hours of volunteer service. Learn more about her background in science and everything she does for the Hall.

TechWomen: Promoting STEM a Continent Away

Hall Educator Ramya Sankar hosts a session about her work with EBAYS.

An educator for the Hall's East Bay Academy for Young Scientists (EBAYS) recently traveled to Kyrgyzstan as part of the U.S. State Department's TechWomen program. Learn more about the program and her important mentorship.

Students Visit the Hall, Courtesy of the Golden State Warriors

Students from KIPP Bridge Charter School in Oakland pose for a photo on Pheena, the whale.

On Friday, March 3, students from KIPP Bridge Charter School in Oakland enjoyed a visit to the Lawrence Hall of Science, courtesy of ABD and the Golden State Warriors' Learning Without Limits program. Read about the Warriors' program and the fun, special activities in which the students took part!

Reading & Science: A Winning Combination

Children learning to read.

The Learning Design Group at the Lawrence Hall of Science has developed a curriculum that integrates literacy and science knowledge for young English learners. Discover how uniting these subjects can lead to increased ability and understanding in both reading and science.