NISE Network Blog

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...

KC

What exactly does it take to make a NanoDays kit? Oh, only 650 personhours, 3,600 boxes, over a mile of reinforced tape (6,000ft!), and a lot of love. See the whole process here ! (Don't worry, it won't take you...

KC

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...

KC

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...

Rashmi Nanjundaswamy

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. Since Laberinto opened in 2008, their visitors have had...

Aaron Guerrero

The Imaginarium of South Texas in Laredo, TX has been an involved member of the NISE Network since 2008 when they first started hosting NanoDays events. This past year they took their programming to a new level by adopting the...

Catherine McCarthy

We are pleased to announce that online applications are now available for NISE Network museum partners to apply for a free copy of the Nano mini-exhibition. Online applications are due March 1, 2012. Nano is an interactive exhibition that engages...

Catherine McCarthy

NanoDays kits will be shipped in early January, 2012. Please note that the kit will come in three separate boxes this year: very large box containing almost everything (30"x20"x18" in size) flat box with the Build a Giant Puzzle activity...

Catherine McCarthy

Regional hub leaders are contacting NanoDays physical kit applicants individually regarding awards. As always, making decisions was a difficult process with only 225 physical kits to award. We encourage all those who were not awarded a physical kit to utilize...