NISE Network Blog

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...

Bryn Pinkerton, Office of STEM Innovation & Leadership, Southern Connecticut State University

On August 2nd, 2016, middle & high school Connecticut educators participated in a Building with Biology professional development workshop with Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) faculty: Dr. Sarah Roe , Assistant Professor of Philosophy, and Dr. Nicholas Edgington , Associate...

Jenny Young, Science Central

Science Central paired one of our annual engineering events with Building with Biology. Every July during Fort Wayne Indiana’s Three River Festival, we partner with a local architecture firm for an engineering egg drop competition from the top of our...

Dave Westenberg, Missouri University of Science & Technology

The Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) campus comes alive every summer with the excitement of young people learning about science and engineering. Among the many summer camps is the annual Summer Solutions For Girls program. Summer Solutions...

Jayatri Das, The Franklin Institute

What would Benjamin Franklin think about synthetic biology? On July 9th, we held our Building with Biology event under the watchful eyes of his colossal statue in the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial at The Franklin Institute . I’d like to...

Sarah Fisk, SUNY Poly CMOST

A Natural Partnership The SUNY Poly Children’s Museum of Science and Technology ( SUNY Poly CMOST ) and the Albany Public Library have frequently worked together on a variety of STE(a)M based projects, recognizing one another as strong community organizations....

Caroline Lowenthal, Museum of Science

The Museum of Science in Boston hosted its Building with Biology event on Sunday, June 26. It was open to all museum visitors, and included the hands-on activities from the kit, a few hands-on activities from the pilot year, a...