Blog: Network News

Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota
We just wanted to remind NISE Network partners who received a physical Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry kit to take a look through your kit and become familiar with all the activities and materials before you hold your events. We’ve...
Kayla Berry, Museum of Science
This year's 2018 Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) Annual Conference was another great opportunity for NISE Network partners and colleagues to reunite through participation in workshops and conference sessions, activities in the exhibit hall and Network booth, as well as...
Kayla Berry, Museum of Science
The NISE Network's Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry kit has been sent to 250 partners all across the U.S. for use during National Chemistry Week (October 21-27, 2018) or for other chemistry and public outreach events being hosted between October and December. Check out the partner excitement and anticipation as they receive, unpack, and prepare to host their own Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry events!
David Sittenfeld, Museum of Science
Organizers at 28 informal science education institutions hosted the project’s newest Editing Our Evolution forum between February and September. Host sites have included universities, science centers, community biolabs, and other kinds of public spaces. The Editing Our Evolution forum was developed with input from synthetic biologists, social scientists, informal science educators, and other stakeholders. The three forum scenarios each focus on a different case study in which participants consider the perspective of an individual who is affected by a genetic disease.
Kayla Berry, Museum of Science
The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Network), in collaboration with the American Chemical Society (ACS), has developed a new Explore Science: Let’s Do Chemistry kit, which has been designed to help museum and scientist partners engage public audiences in...
Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota
In collaboration with NASA, the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) is pleased to award 52 selected institutions a free copy of the Sun, Earth, Universe exhibition. Awarded Locations The following locations have been awarded one of 52 copies...
Kayla Berry, Museum of Science
The NISE Network is pleased to announce, in collaboration with the American Chemical Society (ACS), the award of 250 Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry 2018 kits to new and existing eligible partners in the U.S., including science centers and children's...
Christina Leavell
The Science Museum of Minnesota just completed filming for eleven training videos to accompany the hands-on activities in the 2018 Explore Science: Let’s Do Chemistry kit! These training videos are designed to help staff and volunteers facilitate these chemistry activities...
Frank Kusiak, Lawrence Hall of Science
The NISE Network recently attended the combined Southeastern Planetarium Association (SEPA) / Western Alliance Conference (WAC) Conference hosted by The Sharpe Planetarium in The Pink Palace in Memphis, Tennessee. This was the Network's first attendance at a planetarium conference and...
David Sittenfeld and Emily Hostetler, Museum of Science
On April 8, the Museum of Science, Boston in collaboration with the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society (NESACS) hosted a day of hands-on activities for Chemists Celebrate Earth Week centered around this year’s theme of “Dive into Marine...