NISE Network Blog
Whether your team includes an army of local graduate students, or a handful of museum educators, or a mix of volunteers, scientists, and industry partners, we want to see who they are! Snap a picture of your NanoDays team this year (be sure to have anyone in the photo sign a release) and send it our way!
NanoDays 2011 at the Sciencenter in Ithaca, NY
NanoDays 2012 is just around the corner! We'd love to hear your 140-character stories, comments, and/or advice on Twitter. Just be sure to use #nanodays. Good luck with your planning and preparation!
Note: the Twitter bird was unavailable for this picture, so we got his cousin, Squawk, instead.
The Arizona Science Center, a NISE Net Partner since 2009, has been a model partner to those of us in the Southwest Region. With a lot of help from staff like Rei Cameron, Laura Martin, Joshua Sheehan, and Sari Neumeyer, they have thoroughly incorporated nano into their museum practice. They present NISE Net tabletop activities year round.
See the whole process here!
(Don't worry, it won't take you hundreds of hours to watch.....we sped it up.)
Our apologies for not communicating this better, but the sieves for the Ball Sorter activity (NanoDays 2012) will be shipped in the same box as the nano gold. The sieves did not arrive at the warehouse in time to pack them in the large box. So, in an effort to avoid sending all of you yet another separate box, we did some troubleshooting and decided to pack them with the gold.
Unfortunately, this is not a story about a man named Jed, who could barely keep his family fed; who became a millionaire and subsequently moved away from there. No, this is a story about a solution of nano gold and why it’s being protected from the cold. It will be shipped separately from the main NanoDays kit, only to keep it from getting frost-bit. Ok, no more rhyming. It’s starting to get confining. (ok, seriously…)
Partner Highlight: International Partner - El Laberinto de las Ciencias y las Artes, San Luis Potosí, México
We would like to welcome the science center Laberinto de las Ciencias y las Artes (Labyrinth of Science and Art, by its name in Spanish) as a NISE Net international member.