NISE Network Blog

By: Sarah Zimmerman, Port Discovery Children's Museum

Port Discovery Children’s Museum in Baltimore is committed to providing educational programming to children of all socio-economic backgrounds across Maryland. The Museum and Community Partnerships Explore Science: Zoom into Nano kit was the perfect opportunity for the museum to reach...
KC Miller, Science Museum of Minnesota
All the 2017 Explore Science: Earth & Space physical toolkits should now be delivered! As you begin your preparations for your Explore Science: Earth & Space events this spring, we encourage you to go through each activity box sooner rather...
By Larry Bell, Museum of Science
February 2017 is the final month of NSF funding for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network, which would prompt a sort-of sad note if we didn’t have so many projects going on under the umbrella of the National Informal STEM...
Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota
The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) Explore Science: Earth & Space 2017 physical toolkit have shipped out to 250 institutions nationwide! The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) is shipping 250 Explore Science: Earth & Space 2017...

By: Alan Brown, Sci-Port Discovery Center

In July 2015, with funding from the Beaird Family Foundation, Sci-Port Discovery Center began a joint venture with the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Workforce Re-entry Facility. While that re-entry program provides job training and skills, our Bars without Barriers program provides...
Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota
The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) Explore Science: Earth & Space 2017 digital toolkit is now available for download. In collaboration with NASA, the NISE Network has assembled a new set of engaging, hands-on Earth and space science...

By: Spencer Glantz, University of Pennsylvania

Over the last few years, Spencer Glantz, a bioengineering PhD student at the University of Pennsylvania, has helped to grow and advise the Penn iGEM team, worked with museum educators at The Franklin Institute to develop prototype activities for Building...

By: Angela Kaczmarczyk and Jennifer Clifford, BosLab

Boston Open Science Laboratory ( BosLab ) is a community lab located in Somerville, Massachusetts. BosLab is dedicated to science outreach and it offers educational seminars, workshops, and hands-on molecular biology classes for the public. In September 2016, we held...

Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota

The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) is pleased to announce the award of 250 Explore Science: Earth & Space 2017 toolkits to new and existing eligible partners in the US. In collaboration with NASA, the NISE Network has...

Darrell Porcello, University of California, Berkeley

Lights, Camera, Action, Part Deux! NISE Network staff moved the training video roadshow to the Children’s Creativity Museum in San Francisco, CA to film the next set of media assets for the 2017 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit. Space...