NISE Network Blog

Larry Bell

In April 2005, when we were conceptualizing the NISE Net and writing the first proposal, we made various stabs at trying to draw a diagram that would represent the NISE Net. Here's one that I did. We never used it...

Christina Akers

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Teacher Workshops! This January, seventeen middle school and pre-service teachers from around central Indiana descended upon The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis for the Museum’s first nano-infused teacher workshop. Armed with a curriculum of half-NISE...

KC

We’ve heard that some NanoDays 2012 kit recipients are having trouble getting the Graphene activity to work. If you can’t get the bulb to light, here are a few solutions you might try: Try printing the graphene cards on regular,...

Catherine McCarthy

New Website Feature! We have recently added a new interactive way to quickly look through the entire online website of educational products. The table of co ntents is an interactive alphabetical list of all resources in the NISE Net website....

Catherine McCarthy

We are pleased to announce that we received 81 completed applications from NISE Network partners applying for a free copy of the Nano mini-exhibition; many of these applications included plans for sharing the mini-exhibition among additional partners. Our current plan...

Vrylena Olney

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...

Ali Jackson

Remember your first NanoDays? The Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art (RIMOSA) is getting ready for their first ever NanoDays this year and they’re excited ! What do you remember from your first NanoDays? What advice do you have...

KC

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...

Vrylena Olney

Michael Wilson (aka "Coma Niddy"), who also happens to be an Explainer at the New York Hall of Science , created this nano-themed music video for Valentine's Day: The lyrics are posted below, you can find citations and more information...

Frank Kusiak

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...