Upcoming Events

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August 21, 2017
August 21, 2017
2017 Total Solar Eclipse Who? What? Where? When? and How? ​ Who Can See It Lots of people! Everyone in the contiguous United States, in fact, everyone in North America plus parts of South America, Africa, and Europe will see at least a partial solar eclipse, while the thin path of totality will pass through portions of 12 states. What is It? This celestial event is a solar eclipse in which the moon passes between the sun and Earth and blocks all or part of the sun for up to an hour and a half, from beginning to end, as viewed from a given location. For this eclipse the longest period when the...

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September 12, 2017
Join NISE Network partners to learn more about the Space and Earth Informal Science Education (SEISE) project, and how your organization can become more involved in this exciting opportunity. In this online workshop, we'll present a general introduction to the project and an overview of what’s in the new 2018 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit, including information about how to apply for a toolkit and eligibility requirements.

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October 10, 2017
Libraries are wonderful venues for reaching new, underserved audiences, since they are free and open to everyone. Join us to hear about successful partnerships between science museums and their local libraries, and how you can build a connection with the library in your own community. We'll also highlight activities from the Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits that are ideal for library programs.

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October 20, 2017
October 24, 2017
ASTC 2017 will be hosted by The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, California, October 21–24, 2017. The NISE Network will have many activities and professional development opportunities at the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) annual conference: More information: http://www.astc.org/conference/ Frankenstein 200 kit professional development workshop Invitation-only workshop for partners receiving Frankenstein 200 kits Wednesday October 18, 2017 - optional pre-workshop dinner Thursday, October 19, 2017 8am - 2pm San Jose Marriott questions - contact Bob Beard, Bob.Beard@asu.ed...

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October 22, 2017
October 28, 2017
2017 Theme: October 22-28 Geochemistry Chemistry Rocks! NCW 2017 will cover the topics on chemistry of rocks. NISE Network National Chemistry Week page: www.nisenet.org/national-chemistry-week

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May 15, 2018
May 18, 2018
​ More Information: Theme: Open Source Play, Sharing the Creative Code Hosted by Marbles Kids Museum, Raleigh, NC Learn More: http://www.childrensmuseums.org/interactivity/interactivity-2018 Call for session proposals: Session proposal submission deadline: Friday, September 15, 2017 http://www.childrensmuseums.org/interactivity/interactivity-2018/call-f… Marketplace - Exhibit Hall The NISE Network will have a booth in the exhibit hall featuring the information and activities. Location: TBD Concurrent Professional Development Sessions The NISE Network activities and information about engaging t...