NISE Network Blog

Catherine McCarthy

Two winners! We have two randomly drawn winners who submitted their online NanoDays reports by the May 1st deadline. Both will be receivinig additional educaitonal materials to use with their visitors: Barbara McMillin, Program & Volunteer Coordinator the Children's Museum...

Catherine McCarthy

Over 20,000 people have downloaded the new DIY Nano App! The DIY Nano app allows families to experience and learn about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology at home or on the go! The app provides free, easy to use, hands-on...

Ali Jackson

The Discovery Museums located in Acton, MA is a unique campus featuring two hands-on museums for children of all ages. This year, the Discovery Museums received a NISE Network mini - grant to provide NanoDays training sessions for its science...

Catherine McCarthy

Tell us about your NanoDays 2012 event by filling out the NanoDays Online Report: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/768876/NanoDays-2012-Report We ask that partners hosting NanoDays events report back to the Network about your experiences through this online survey. There are two sections in this...

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...