NISE Network Blog

Karine Thate, Museum of Science

Seeing a child’s face light up with excitement as they interact with real-life scientists and grad students at your outreach event is always a pleasure. Many researchers are interested in sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm with the public, but they...
Larry Bell
Our partners at the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University (CNS-ASU) held a final event gala in Tempe, Arizona on May 3-5, 2016, focused on "Advancing the Legacy of Anticipatory Governance." I was happy to be among...

Suzi Taylor, Extended University, Montana State University – Bozeman

Apologies for the REO Speedwagon earworm, but it’s been fun to see how we at Montana State University can continue hosting…and even growing…our NanoDays program now that the 10-year NSF-funded program has ended. COLLABORATING WITH OUR MICRO PARTNERS Our 2016...

Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota

We are pleased to announce the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) has been selected for five years of funding by NASA Science Mission Directorate to implement the Space and Earth Informal STEM Education (SEISE) project. This project builds...

Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota

We are pleased to introduce a new logo for the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Network). As the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network transitions to the National Informal STEM Education Network we will begin using this logo to communicate...

Kayla Berry, Museum of Science

Building with Biology is one of several projects that extends the Network into the its new identity as the National Informal STEM Education Network by addressing new content areas, such as synthetic biology. This project also focuses on fostering public...

Nicole Frymier, KidsQuest Children's Museum

Getting ready for the summer of 2015, KidsQuest Children’s Museum in Bellevue, Washington was looking for more ways to increase community access to our education programs. After a decade of serving our community, we know that Bellevue families like to...
Katie Todd and Elizabeth Kollmann, Museum of Science
Building with Biology is one of the projects extending NISE Network into its new identity as the National Informal STEM Education Network by addressing new content areas. In the summer of 2015, Building with Biology held eight pilot events which...

Rae Ostman

On February 16, Arizona State University's Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives hosted its third annual Sustainability Solutions Festival Family Day at Arizona Science Center . During this event, prototype activities from the sustainABLE hands-on activity kit were tested. The kits are...

Catherine McCarthy

We recently had several posters and presentations at the Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE) 2016 National Science Foundation (NSF) Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Program Principal Investigator (PI) Meeting in Bethesda, Maryland. Slides, posters, and notes from...