NISE Network Blog

Kathryn Riddle Penzkover and Michelle K. Hall

The teen years are a time of exploring new frontiers and making important decisions that will change lives in ways that cannot be known. The same can be said for the field of synthetic biology - it is a time...

Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota

Lights, Camera, Action! Over the past few weeks NISE Network project staff located at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, North Carolina have been working to create a set of training videos which will be included in the...

Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota

The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) is pleased to offer 250 free Explore Science: Earth & Space 2017 toolkits to new and existing eligible partners in the US. In collaboration with NASA, the NISE Network has assembled a...

Sarah Zimmerman, Port Discovery Children's Museum

On July 30th, 2016 scientists, students, and families came together at Port Discovery Children’s Museum in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor to explore and discover the emerging field of synthetic biology. The museum’s Building with Biology event was a great success, attracting...

Christina Leavell

At the end of summer 2016, our friends at the Children’s Museum of Eau Claire dropped by the Science Museum of Minnesota for a behind-the-scenes look around the museum. With them they brought the "Eau Claire Science Troupe" summer camp...

Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota

We thought we'd share a few scenes from the ASTC 2016 Conference NISE Network booth. The full schedule of NISE Network activities is included here: www.nisenet.org/events/astc/astc-annual-conference-2016 If you weren't able to attend the conference, we do have a September 2016...

Kayla Berry, Museum of Science

We are pleased to announce the new project, ChemAttitudes , funded by the National Science Foundation. The ChemAttitudes project builds on the existing NISE Network infrastructure to raise the capacity of museums and informal science educators to engage the public...

Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota

The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) is pleased to offer 250 free Explore Science: Earth & Space 2017 toolkits to new and existing eligible partners in the US. In collaboration with NASA, the NISE Network has assembled a...

Kayla Berry, Museum of Science

Dear NISE Network partners, As the NISE Network makes a formal transition to the National Informal STEM Education (NISE) Network, we wanted to let you know that our regional hub structure will be changing slightly with some regions being combined...

Paola Ferrari, NanoGagliato

NanoPiccola – a junior academy established to educate and inspire youth in nanoscience The Eighth Edition of NanoPiccola , the junior academy of nanosciences based in Gagliato, Calabria, Italy, took place at the end of July 2016. Gagliato is a...