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The Wallis Annenberg Building for Science Learning and Innovation

The Big Lab

In May 2004, the new 80,638 sq. ft. Wallis Annenberg Building for Science Learning and Innovation opened. The new facility is characterized by its customized spaces designed specifically to promote science teaching and learning for all. The facility significantly increases opportunities for teacher professional development. Model environments for inquiry and exploration encourage the creation and discussion of cutting-edge science learning. In addition, the educational resources available at the Wallis Annenberg Center are open to the entire community – teachers, scientists, informal educators, parents and children – making the Annenberg Building an active hub of science learning for the state and the nation.

The new facility includes:

  • 10 thematically designed classrooms
  • 2 laboratories
  • 3 prep rooms
  • 3 multipurpose rooms
  • 1 computer lab
  • An extensive professional development library
  • The Big Lab, an open air space for science experiments
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