April 30, 2022, 11:00 am -
2:00 pm

Meet a scientist, be a scientist!

Science at Cal and the Lawrence Hall of Science are hosting a full-blown SCIENCE-PALOOZA overlooking the Bay on the beautiful and spacious outdoor plaza of the Lawrence Hall of Science. We will showcase interactive and engaging STEM activities from UC Berkeley departments, student groups, scientists, artists, designers, and our partners.

Come enjoy science demos, experiments, hands-on activities, meet-the-scientists booths, and more!

Venue / Location

Lawrence Hall of Science Plaza
1 Centennial Drive

COVID Information for this event

This Bay Area Science Festival event is an indoor and outdoor event that is following the county guidelines of Alameda County.

Additional COVID requirements for this event include that attendees will be required to wear masks indoors. When outdoors, masks are not required (but recommended).

Event Hosts

Science at Cal connects UC Berkeley Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) researchers with diverse community groups of all ages and backgrounds, for science engagement and learning. Accessibility, inclusiveness, creativity and innovation are hallmarks of Science at Cal events, which reach tens of thousands of people annually. Throughout the year, Science at Cal presents ongoing, free outreach programs in STEM and other disciplines, helps promote other groups’ related efforts, and creates new programs and initiatives at Berkeley and in the community. This broad scope of activities is made possible by Science at Cal’s dynamic network of campus alliances and valuable community partnerships.

COVID Safety

The Bay Area Science Festival will manage all in-person events with the health, safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers, hosts, exhibitors, and guests in mind. In response to COVID-19, we will be implementing public health requirements for all event hosts and attendees in accordance with local and state guidelines in order to celebrate science safely throughout the Bay Area. 

The Bay Area Science Festival encourages you to get vaccinated, wear a mask and practice social distancing. Be sure to check back for updated and more detailed COVID safety information prior to attending.

Thank You for Supporting BASF

We strive to make all Bay Area Science Festival events free, when possible. To produce the Festival, we must annually raise hundreds of thousands of dollars. Every donation helps us make this important work possible.

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Thank you for your generous support of the Bay Area Science Festival! As part of UCSF, SEP is a 501(c)3 non-profit. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Please let us know if your company participates in a matching gift program so that we can extend the benefit of your generosity.