NISE Network Blog

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...

Larry Bell

Day 2 of the Nanoscale Science and Engineering Grantee Conference in DC on December 6 had a signficant focus on education. As a discussant following one of the panels, Bob Chang, Director of the Nanotechnology Center for Learning and Teaching,...

Larry Bell

Where is the research happening? Is the National Nanotechnology Initiative continuing to grow? What are the focus areas? Mike Roco, who leads NSF's nanoscale science and engineering work, shared the following images at the annual Nanoscale Science and Engineering Conference...

Catherine McCarthy

The deadline for applying for NanoDays physical kits is Thursday, December 8th! Similar to past years, we expect to reeive many more applications than kits, and once again this will be a competitive process. If your organization is not awarded...

Tim Hecox

Located within a public school system where 73% of the students are Hispanic, the Las Cruces Museum of Natural History (LCMNH) in Las Cruces, New Mexico strives to find new and successful ways to reach their vastly diverse and often...

Vrylena Olney

Looking for ideas for NanoDays 2012 ? I'll be highlighting some examples of NanoDays activities from the 2011 NanoDays reports in the NISE Net blog over the next few weeks. A number of partners last year included science theater in...

Vrylena Olney

Before Troy Dassler was coordinating outreach and labs at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery , he was an elementary school teacher helping his students explore nanoscale science. Troy recently wrote an article for the October 2011 issue of NSTA's Science...

Jayatri Das

Did you catch the new Nano mini-exhibition on display in the NISE Network booth at ASTC this year? After the exhibit hall closed down, the mini-exhibition made its way to its new home at Port Discovery Children’s Museum in Baltimore...

Vrylena Olney

Looking for ideas for NanoDays 2012 ? I'll be highlighting some examples of NanoDays activities from the 2011 NanoDays reports in the NISE Net blog over the next few weeks. I encourage you to get in touch with the partners...

Catherine McCarthy

Apply now for NanoDays 2012 physical kits! March 24 through April 1, 2012 is NanoDays, a week of community-based educational outreach events to raise public awareness of nanoscale science, technology and engineering throughout the United States. NanoDays kits are currently...