Reminder:No monthly Lecture series this Saturday!
Families! Explore the world of science with your Passport to Science at Cal!
Tours & TalksTalksAt Cal Day, ideas for change are all around. With over 400 lectures, exhibits, demonstrations and performances, there is something to inspire every mind. Browse science talks and demos
Lab ToursVisit the laboratory spaces and research buildings where cutting-edge scientific discoveries are made, tour world-class research museum collections, and visit many special exhibits in campus libraries. Browse toursQuantum materials lab tour with James AnalytisDark matter physics lab tour with Matt PyleAstronomy Lab with Carl HeilesUC Berkeley Botanical Garden – Free admission and tours all day, take the hill shuttleUC Berkeley Natural History Museum tours
- Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
- Essig Museum of Entomology
- University and Jepson Herbaria
- Museum of Paleontology (note, arrive early to pick up tickets for Paleontology Museum tours)
- Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Stand up for ScienceNoon Rally12:00-12:30 pm | Memorial GladeA non-partisan rally in support of science at noon on Memorial Glade. We’ll hear from inspiring champions of science in celebration and in defense of what science brings to our society.Alex Filippenko, Professor, Astrophysicist and Internationally Renowned EducatorRandy Schekman, Professor and Nobel Prize-Winning Cell Biologist
Ashley Truxal, Graduate Student, Pines Lab, College of ChemistryThe Intersection of Science, Technology and Society1:00-1:45 pm | Banatao Auditorium, 3rd floor Sutardja Dai HallThe pressing problems of our time are scientific and social, technological and political, ethical and economic. In a rapidly evolving, technology-and-data-driven landscape, where do we turn for solutions? How do we process information? And, how do we ensure that all members of society are included-that their voices are heard and valued-in the problem-solving process?Kids, Share Your Voice!9:00 am-4:00 pm | Various locations around campusLook for locations around campus-including the Lawrence Hall of Science and the Valley Life Sciences Building-to write or draw a message about what science means to you and your future. Share your voice and creations on social media with #YouthForScience!
For more information about upcoming lectures and other events, please visit the Science at Cal Website.Thanks for your continued interest in science! Please feel free to share this with friends. Our events are always free and open to the public.Programs are subject to change without notice.