On top of all the learning and fun we offer every day, events are even more great reasons to visit Lawrence Hall of science all year and become a Hall member. Bring your family, friends, and students to our maker events, special exhibit happenings, holiday science parties, trips to other UC Berkeley locales and much more.

Children on the DNA Sculpture on the plaza at The Lawrence


Photo Credit: W. M. Keck Observatory/Adam Makarenko

Science at Cal – The Renaissance of Astrophysics

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

In this talk, Dr. Raffaella Margutti, Professor in the Departments of Astronomy and Physics, will share how new capabilities to study the night sky have led to recent discoveries and new ways to think about the universe around us.

Entrance to the Discovery Store through doors

Special Holiday Shopping Event

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us on Friday, December 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., in the lobby of The Lawrence for a special […]

Three people are planting plants in a neighborhood

Science at Cal – Microbiomes: From fields of leaves to under the seas

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

You’ll hear from two scientists who study the bacteria, fungi, and viruses that make up a microbiome. First, Dr. Kyle […]

A family smiling together and the child is holding a pumpkin

Happy, Creepy Halloween

10/30/2021 – 10/31/2021

Celebrate Halloween with the following activities: Watch Pioneers in Engineering launch pumpkins high into the air with their trebuchet Visit […]

Midday Science Cafe – Changing climates, changing landscapes: What does this mean for the future?

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Dr. Kerri Johnson, a Postdoctoral Scholar at UC Berkeley, will then discuss how climate change is projected to make hillslope […]

Two children wear safety goggles while performing a science experiment

Establishing a Culture of Figuring Out in Your Next Generation Science Classroom


This edWebinar will be of interest to kindergarten through middle school teachers, librarians, school and district leaders, STEM coordinators, summer […]

Investigate and Engage

Enriching, fun, and engaging science activities in-person or all completely online!

Explore The Lawrence

Discover something new, spark your imagination, and get hands-on, feet-on and brain-on when you visit our exhibits for all ages. Explore science by doing science.