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


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 […]

Two children and a staff member are working together during a science activity.

Science at Cal – Smoky Skies Ahead: How to Reduce Indoor Smoke Exposure to Improve Public Health during Wildfire Season

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Berkeley Lab scientist Dr. Jacob Bueno de Mesquita examines the patterns of inhalation exposure from wildfire smoke and the associated […]

A scientist looks through a microscope

Science at Cal – The Periodic Table: How the Basic Elements of Life are Advancing the Frontiers of Research

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Berkeley Lab scientist Kathy Shield will walk us through the f-elements, the elusive, and often dismissed, bottom two rows of […]

Grounds for Science – Life Finds a Way and The Impacts of Food Trade

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Product of Mexico: The Socio-Environmental Impacts of Food Trade Step into any supermarket in the US and you are likely […]

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.