Services and Expertise

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The Lawrence Hall of Science develops and researches unique, effective learning experiences for use in many environments—from informal to afterschool to formal K-12 classrooms. Our renowned curricula, professional development programs, exhibits, and partnerships all support our goal of advancing the quality of science and math education. When a program is shown to work, we scale it up and make it accessible through multiple formats—to reach as many people as possible, from all walks of life.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

The Next Generation Science Standards are the new K-12 science standards and are rich in content and practice. These new standards represent a significant shift in teaching and learning. The Hall's experienced educators can assist you in implementing the new standards.

Learning Design

Our experienced educators create instructional materials that are rigorously tested to ensure that they are effective. We are recognized leaders in several areas including curriculum design, ocean science, space science, mathematics and equity, and science and literacy.

Professional Development

Learn skills and get the tools you need from recognized leaders in the field of science education. We work with a variety of educators from teachers in formal K-12 classrooms, to informal educators in science centers, to undergraduate and graduate students.

College Level Resources

Resources for college students and faculty include full courses, modules, and materials that reflect current educational approaches to learn, teach, and communicate about science effectively.

Research, Evaluation, & Assessment

Find out how we combine insight, expertise, and research to investigate and evaluate learning opportunities.

New Media

Our programmers, designers, and producers create rich interactive experiences—websites, interactive curricula, digital libraries, and multimedia exhibits—that enhance our understanding of the world around us.

Partnering with Scientists

We facilitate partnerships between educators and scientists. Together, they are able to communicate valuable knowledge to the public—intelligently and with impact.

Leadership Team

The Hall is led by a diverse team whose rich and comprehensive body of knowledge make our programs innovative and effective.