The Learning Design Group at the Hall has received a grant to support a collaboration that expands access to professional learning and resources for California educators who use the Amplify Science curriculum.
The Lawrence Hall of Science and the Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research (BAIR) group, in partnership with the youth-serving organization AI4ALL, welcomed a team of high school students for a summer camp featuring learning, exploration, and first-hand experience with artificial intelligence (AI). Read more about what AI4ALL does and what made this program special.
A curriculum developed by researchers at the Hall and published by Amplify has received the highest ranking in an EdReports review. Amplify Science is a K–8 curriculum that places students in the role of scientist or engineer as they investigate a real-world problem. The units were designed from the ground up to satisfy the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
The Lawrence Hall of Science has been named one of 30 finalists for the Institute of Museum & Library Services' National Medal, the nation's highest honor for museums and libraries. Read more to learn about this incredible honor.
UC Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science BEETLES program has won the Excellence in Environmental Education Award from the California Environmental Education Foundation (CEEF). Learn more about CEEF and the recognition of BEETLES.
On November 5, the Lawrence Hall of Science will host a teacher appreciation event in honor of educators who are part of the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) program. Teachers who have participated in the program in the Bay Area for two or more years have been invited to enjoy lunch and a presentation by Dr. Edward Roberts.
The Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley's Public Science Center, with generous support from Genentech, is joining the Museums for All program. A joint initiative between the Association of Children's Museums and the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences, Museums for All organizations offer free or reduced admission to individuals and families presenting an Electronic Benefits Transfer card. This program is directly aligned with the Hall's mission: to inspire and foster science and mathematics learning for all—especially those with limited access to science.
The Lawrence Hall of Science has been awarded a grant by the National Science Foundation to spread its professional development program for leaders of outdoor science programs nationwide. With this grant, the BEETLES program will be able to provide improved science educational experiences to 1.5 million youth from diverse backgrounds.