NISE Network Blog

Suzi Taylor, Montana State University

An annual Halloween festival for children received an infusion of Nano when an AmeriCorps VISTA member based at Montana State University brought NanoDays activities to the university’s Family & Graduate Housing (FGH). FGH hosts an annual Pumpkin Festival near Halloween,...

Kayla Berry, Musuem of Science and Larry Dunlap-Berg, Adventure Science Center

The Adventure Science Center , located in Nashville, Tennessee, is a premier attraction and learning center for visitors throughout Middle Tennessee and lives its mission to "ignite curiosity and inspire the lifelong discovery of science!" Learning does not solely take...
Kayla Berry, Museum of Science, Boston
Envisioning a new kind of museum conversation With the pilot year of the Building with Biology project now complete, we are excited to share with the community the experiences and accomplishments achieved throughout this initial year. Building with Biology -...

Brad Herring, Museum of Life and Science and Frank Kusiak, Lawrence Hall of Science

How do you go from doing NanoDays in the US to holding NanoDays in Beijing, China? The story starts simply enough. While facilitating activities at NanoDays 2015 in the Museum of Science, Boston, Pei Zhang was inspired by what she...

Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota

At the October 2015 ASTC Conference, the NISE Network distributed a one-page summary of all the new upcoming opportunities for new and existing NISE Network partners including: Museum & Community Partnerships Explore Science kits, Building with Biology kits, Sustainability in...

Veronika Nunez, OMSI

This month's Partner Highlight features a NISE Net partner whose collaborative projects with a local community organization helps provide high-quality STEM learning experiences to Latina girls and women through hands-on programming and more. The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry...

Catherine McCarthy

Many congratulations to Larry Bell and Marilyn Johnson - the 2015 recipients of the ASTC Leading Edge Award for Leadership in the Field (Nonexecutive Leadership). As senior vice president for strategic initiatives at the Museum of Science in Boston, Massachusetts,...
Christina Akers
Little Shop of Nano... If you’re not familiar with the film or Broadway show, "Little Shop of Horrors," you may not realize what happens when you feed and nurture a strange plant that ultimately grows, well…beyond needing you. The rest...

Kayla Berry, Museum of Science, Boston

During the summer months, youth often have more free time on their hands, and many families find themselves seeking ways to keep their children safe and engaged when not in school. Youth-serving and community-based organizations such as the Boys &...

Joshua E. Brown, University Communications, University of Vermont

This article is reprinted with the permission of the author, Joshua E. Brown, University Communications, University of Vermont. This article, Building the World's Smallest Faucet was originally published on May 20, 2015 at http://www.uvm.edu/~uvmpr/?Page=news&&storyID=20939 . The original publication includes images...