PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — The world famous Bill Nye "The Science Guy" visited a Palm Beach County school on Wednesday for a special ceremony.
Nye, along with other scientists, celebrated the grand opening of the Science Research, Engineering, and Robotics building at American Heritage School, located at 6200 Linton Blvd.
The $8 million expansion will promote science research, engineering, and robotics for students.
The 12,000 square foot facility has an electron microscope, advanced science research labs, robotics labs, and engineering and physics classrooms.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at 10 a.m., followed by a tour of the new science building.
Bill Nye on a tour of American Heritage’s new Stemm building. pic.twitter.com/c367WyNZeu— Miranda Christian (@MirandaWPTV) April 10, 2019
The robotics team is showing off one of their robots to Bill Nye! pic.twitter.com/FqX89jyjSu— Miranda Christian (@MirandaWPTV) April 10, 2019
Bill Nye answering questions from the media, mainly students from American Heritage. pic.twitter.com/tHwAf8SaGF— Miranda Christian (@MirandaWPTV) April 10, 2019
American Heritage is one of few schools in the nation (that means colleges too) to have this machine! It’s a scanning electron microscop. pic.twitter.com/BuTpJkCkJg— Miranda Christian (@MirandaWPTV) April 10, 2019
WPTV will provide live coverage online.