NISE Network Blog

Catherine McCarthy

These short videos are perfect for NanoDays 2015 staff and volunteer training. Please feel free to distribute these links to people volunteering at your NanoDays event. All of these videos may be downloaded from Vimeo simply by creating a free...

Larry Bell

Mihail (Mike) Roco, the founding Chair of the National Science and Technology Council's subcommittee on Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology, will be honored for his extra-ordinary services in the area of Nanotechnology with significant impact in the USA and around...

Abby Goodlaxson, Maryland Science Center

Developed by the NISE Network, Team-Based Inquiry (TBI) is a practical approach to empowering education professionals to get the data they need, when the need it, to improve their products and practices, and ultimately more effectively engage public and professional...

Catherine McCarthy

NanoDays 2015 physical kit award decisions have been made and 250 kits will be distributed to locations nationwide by early February. This year's kit includes 8 new hands-on activities and 3 returning favorites! The kit also includes planning and marketing...

Larry Bell

The 2014 Nanoscale Science and Engineering Grantees Conference kicked off today with a presentation by Mihail (Mike) Roco, Senior Advisor for Nanotechnology and leader of NSF's contribution to the National Nanotechnology Initiative. He presented a view of nanotechnology research and...

Carol Lynn Alpert

They flew in from southern Mississippi, Montana, California, North Carolina, Ohio, and New York. They brought slides and shared their career stories, organizational profiles, and professional agendas. They ate Afghani food in an east Cambridge bistro, and showed up early...

Luke Donforth, The University of Vermont

The University of Vermont (UVM) Physics Department has been an active member of the Nanoscale Informal Science Education (NISE) Network since 2008. Although very much an institution of formal learning, UVM values and contributes to informal education in the surrounding...

Brooke McNaughton, The Leonardo

If you want to do something big, you’ve got to think small! Yes, you read that right—we’re talking atomic level tiny. Female scientists and engineers lead this all-girls camp into the amazing world of nanoscience using art, technology, and even...

Brad Herring, Museum of Life and Science, and Sarah Von Williamsen, Imaginarium Science Center

The Imaginarium Science Center in Fort Myers, Florida was awarded a 2014 NISE Net mini-grant and used the funding to expand and enhance their current nano exhibit, the Nano Lab . This expansion was designed to complement the NISE Net...

Frank Kusiak, The Lawrence Hall of Science

"The game, ‘ Doctor Know ,’ introduces the general public, students and teachers to current biomedical research encouraged by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences’ (NIH) Roadmap. In addition to basic medical research, it aims to highlight the processes...