NISE Network Blog

Max Cawley, Museum of Life and Science
In the fall of 2018, the Museum of Life and Science ran a pilot afterschool program called Teen Cosmos Collective; a series aimed at building science communication skills, space content knowledge, and science literacy and identity. This 10-week program recruited...
Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota
Many partners have shared images of their NanoDays 2019 events on social networking. We have gathered just a few of many images shared by partners highlighting the different ways partners continue to use NanoDays kits and resources to engage the...
Christina Leavell
It has come to our attention that our kitting warehouse has made a few packing mistakes with the 2019 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits. NISE Net partners have reported missing materials from their toolkits, specifically print materials such as...
Ali Jackson, Sciencenter
Shipping status update - Refill materials shipped out May 2 - 3, 2019 Thank you for all your efforts hosting Let’s Do Chemistry events this past fall! We’re excited to be able to support you, along with other organizations from...
Kayla Berry, Museum of Science
Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry kits were distributed to 250 Network partners across the country for hosting public events last fall, reaching over 210,000 people, receiving many positive reactions! Read more for event highlights,
Emily Hostetler, Museum of Science
The Museum of Science, Boston (MOS) recently made their forums available for free download using their new Forum Archive website, thanks to funding from the National Science Foundation for the Building with Biology project. By creating this website, the MOS forum team hopes to make the forums they have developed over the years more accessible to formal and informal educators across the nation, now providing individuals the ability to download the files and use the materials without having to reach out to a team member.
Ali Jackson
2019 Explore Science: Earth & Space physical toolkit recipients: *NEW* physical copies of the Space Guess Quest game cards and game boards have been shipped so partners should be receiving these revised materials soon! Some of our partners (thank you!)...
Brad Herring, Museum of Life and Science
On certain Saturdays throughout the year the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, NC, hosts local scientists in The Lab to show off some of their most recent research. For the entire month of February we partnered with Dr....
Ali Jackson
The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) Explore Science: Earth & Space 2019 physical toolkit have shipped out to 350 institutions nationwide! The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) is shipping 350 Explore Science: Earth & Space 2019...
Dr. Rhea Waldman, SD Discovery Center
What does Central South Dakota have to do with the Ocean and Outer Space? Knowing how everything is connected is essential to understand our changing world, and so is empowering kids to realize everyone can make an impact – no...