The Hall Welcomes NSF Director Dr. France Córdova

Dr. France Córdova

On November 5, 2018, the Lawrence Hall of Science hosted an event featuring Dr. France Córdova, Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF). Dr. Córdova spoke about innovative education and public outreach projects that help to broaden the impact of NSF-funded research.

Take Me Out to the Ballgame!

On Sunday, July 22, the Oakland A's featured the Hall as a nonprofit partner. Read on to learn more about our volunteers and the science activities we shared with baseball fans at the Oakland Coliseum.

NGSS In Practice: A Model Unit And Teacher Development

SEPUP students look over images and descriptions.

The Lawrence Hall of Science SEPUP program, the American Museum of Natural History, and two other partners have developed a model ecology unit and professional development program that aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Read to learn more about the model unit and where to access it.

Howtosmile.org Named a Top-100 Educational Website for 2018

Lawrence Hall of Science's howtosmile.org was declared one of the Top 100 Educational Websites of 2018, and the top 10 for math by Homeschool Base. Read on to learn more about howtosmile.org and Homeschool Base's support for the academic community.

Celebrating Sunstones II Exhibit & Winter Window Phenomenon

Weighing in at 16 tons and sculpted with celestial science in mind, the Sunstones II exhibit is an art installation of astronomical proportions. Read on to explore the wonders of this sculpture and to learn how you can experience one of its seasonal features through the Winter Window.

Solar Eclipse at the Hall

On Monday, August 21st, the Hall hosted over 1,200 visitors eager to see and learn about the Great American Eclipse. Read on to learn more about the activities and learning that happened on Eclipse Day 2017.

5 Tips for Viewing the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Eclipse 2017

On August 21, a total solar eclipse will be visible in the contiguous United States for the first time in 40 years, with a partial solar eclipse visible across North America. Read on for five tips for safely viewing this celestial phenomenon.

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