Science can be messy

Do some science right away, wherever you are. Find science experiment kits, toys, games, books, and puzzles in our online store. From chemistry sets to origami to microscopes, this is the source for hands-on fun.

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Science Apps and Activities

Feel the power of our science apps! Play Space Chef to make nutritious meals in space or Monster Heart Medic to save Ragnar through healthy living. Learn about living with diabetes with I Got This. Investigate the Sun with DIY Sun Science, the Human Body with DIY Human Body, nanotechnology with DIY Nano, and lakes and freshwater ecosystems with DIY Lake Science.

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SUNPRINT® Kits

Place a fern, flower, or other object on this special paper and set it in the sun briefly. Then, rinse the paper in water and watch as a beautiful, long-lasting image appears. Get inspired with SUNPRINT Kits, developed right here at the Lawrence Hall of Science.

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Out-of-School Educator Tools

Get tools and resources to engage youth in exciting scientific investigations using everyday materials. Improve your ability to teach science in out-of-school settings.

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In Your Community

Community events, schools, and libraries are great places to do science. Find out what the Hall is involved in around the Bay Area and beyond.

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Partnering for Broader Impact

The Hall has a long history of partnering with regional, national, and international networks to drive innovation in STEM education and communication efforts. Also, learn more about our vital work partnering with scientists.

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White House Easter Egg Roll

We are greatly honored to be returning, for the sixth year in a row, to the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, on March 28, 2016. We will be delivering a science-focused activity to the families in attendance. Learn how you can do the same activity at home!