NISE Network Blog

Christina Akers

In April, the Duluth Children’s Museum joined forces with the Science Museum of Minnesota (SMM) to represent the NISE Network at the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration conference held in Duluth, MN. The conference, hosted by the University of...

Eli Bossin

Over the past year, the evaluation team has been conducting A Study of Communication in the NISE Network (Network Communication Study) to learn about how the Network's primary communication components, NanoDays, face-to-face meetings, the regional hub structure, and the nisenet.org...

KC

The 2012 MRS Fall meeting in Boston takes place November 25-30, but the deadline for abstract submission is just around the corner! All abstracts must be submitted by June 19th. Click here for more information on abstract submission guidleines and...

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,...