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For over 50 years, The Lawrence Hall of Science has been at the forefront of science education. As part of the University of California, Berkeley, we work with scientists, engineers, and educators to design the most effective learning experiences. Learn about the latest news and read articles about our work and impact.

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Remembering Elizabeth Karplus

October 1, 2021

Betty dedicated her life to science and learning and was committed to engaging young people of all abilities in both.

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The Lawrence Reopens Halloween Weekend!

September 30, 2021

The Lawrence is excited to announce that after being closed for 19 months, we will reopen our doors starting Saturday, […]

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A Call for Artifacts for New Upcoming Exhibit

September 15, 2021

Share Your Story in Our Upcoming Exhibit! Do you have something to share? We want to show off your 2-D […]

The Robert and Elizabeth Karplus Outdoor Nature Lab

August 26, 2021

“Where Inspiration Grows” The Outdoor Nature Lab—under construction right now—will be the first new addition to The Lawrence in 20 […]

How is BEETLES Changing Outdoor Science Education?

May 10, 2021

Discover the long-term positive impact on the field of outdoor science education of the Better Environmental Education, Teaching, Learning, and Expertise Sharing (BEETLES) project in our latest research brief.

Recognized for Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times

April 26, 2021

Congratulations to Emily Weiss, School Program Director at The Lawrence Hall of Science, honored by UC Berkeley for exceptional, innovative instruction during the pandemic.

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We’re More Than A Museum

By supporting science and math education now, you can help establish the next generation of innovators, science-literate workers, and informed and engaged citizens. Join us in satisfying the critical need for more and better K-12 science and mathematics education. Contributions to The Lawrence help build future STEM talent and improve society’s understanding of science processes, impacts, and opportunities. 

Our Work

Don’t Take Our Word For It

The Lawrence has long been appreciated as an international leader in science and mathematics education. From agencies like the Institute of Museum & Library Services to local publications like Bay Area Parent, our programs have garnered esteemed recognition from a variety of organizations.