Lawrence Hall of Science to Host Teacher Appreciation Lunch

On November 5, the Lawrence Hall of Science will host a teacher appreciation event in honor of educators who are part of the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) program. Teachers who have participated in the program in the Bay Area for two or more years have been invited to enjoy lunch and a presentation by Dr. Edward Roberts.

Lawrence Hall of Science Joins "Museums for All" Designed to Expand Access

Museums for All: An initiative of the Institute of Museum and Library Services

The Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley's Public Science Center, with generous support from Genentech, is joining the Museums for All program. A joint initiative between the Association of Children's Museums and the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences, Museums for All organizations offer free or reduced admission to individuals and families presenting an Electronic Benefits Transfer card. This program is directly aligned with the Hall's mission: to inspire and foster science and mathematics learning for all—especially those with limited access to science.

Hall Awarded Grant for Outdoor Science Education

Beetles: Outdoor Educators group celebrating on a beach

The Lawrence Hall of Science has been awarded a grant by the National Science Foundation to spread its professional development program for leaders of outdoor science programs nationwide. With this grant, the BEETLES program will be able to provide improved science educational experiences to 1.5 million youth from diverse backgrounds.

White House Easter Egg Roll Press Release

Hall staff and volunteers at the White House Easter Egg Roll event

For the sixth year in a row, the Lawrence Hall of Science is honored to be a part of the White House Easter Egg Roll. The Hall will be promoting science learning by offering fun activities for the kids and families in attendance at the White House."

California Announces Blueprint for Achieving Environmental Literacy in K–12

Children interacting with the environment

California's new Blueprint for Environmental Literacy is a guide for incorporating environmental education into California schools. The Blueprint was developed for the state's Department of Education by a special task force cochaired by the Lawrence Hall of Science's associate director, Craig Strang. The Blueprint provides guidance for how schools can use California's unparalleled environment as an asset to meet the goals of the Next Generation Science Standards.

Pages