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Lawrence Hall of Science Research Featured in NSF Video Showcase

May 10, 2022

Beginning Tuesday, May 10, The Lawrence Hall of Science will be participating in the annual National Science Foundation (NSF) “STEM […]

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The Lawrence Brings Science to the White House

Lawrence Hall of Science visitors and staff are very accustomed to the sound of excited children exploring science.  On April […]

Banner for Innovations and Inspirations Benefit event at Lawrence Hall of Science with Joel Sartore photo of an iguana

Renowned Photographer Joel Sartore to Speak at The Lawrence

March 16, 2022

Joel Sartore is a world-renowned National Geographic photographer and founder of the National Geographic Photo Ark. On Tuesday, April 26, Sartore will visit The Lawrence and speak about his compelling photography at a benefit event.  

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Big Give 2022

March 9, 2022

A Big Thanks to all of you who responded when we asked you to make a difference in a young […]

Two students are outdoors examining nature using a magnifying glass and a microscope

Lingering Concerns & Signs of Hope for Nation’s Outdoor Science Programs

February 8, 2022

February 8, 2022, Berkeley, California– Millions of children have missed out on enriching outdoor science education experiences since the start […]

Middle school students work in pairs, observing simulations on a laptop, in their classroom using Amplify Science curriculum

Independent Study: Amplify Science for Middle School Has Significant Positive Impact on Student Learning

January 28, 2022

Curriculum materials designed for Next Generation Science Standards show promise A gold-standard independent study led by the nonprofit research, development, […]

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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. 

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.