Thank you for all your efforts hosting Let’s Do Chemistry events this past fall! We’re excited to be able to support you, along with other organizations from across the country, with additional refill materials designed to help museum and scientist...
Come get inspired! July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the moon and communities all across the US are celebrating this historical achievement. Join us for a sharing of Apollo related programming ideas and resources and hear from Network partners presenting about their own event plans and how they're connecting with local experts to celebrate the Apollo 50th anniversary.
It has come to our attention that our kitting warehouse has made a few packing mistakes with the 2019 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits. NISE Net partners have reported missing materials from their toolkits, specifically print materials such as...
Learn more about the Collaborative Summer Library Program’s 2019 summer learning theme: "A Universe of Stories", and other resources and projects that use story and narrative to engage participants in STEM topics.
Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry kits were distributed to 250 Network partners across the country for hosting public events last fall, reaching over 210,000 people, receiving many positive reactions! Read more for event highlights,
The Museum of Science, Boston (MOS) recently made their forums available for free download using their new Forum Archive website, thanks to funding from the National Science Foundation for the Building with Biology project. By creating this website, the MOS forum team hopes to make the forums they have developed over the years more accessible to formal and informal educators across the nation, now providing individuals the ability to download the files and use the materials without having to reach out to a team member.
Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) encourages American Chemical Society (ACS) members and science enthusiasts to build awareness of chemistry at the local level. ACS local sections, schools, businesses, and individuals are invited to organize or participate in events in their communities with a common goal: communicate the positive role that chemistry plays in the world. CCEW occurs annually during the week of Earth Day, which is April 22. The theme for CCEW 2019 is "Take Note: The Chemistry of Paper." For more information about Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW), visit the official Chemis...
Happy Earth Day! Get a quick refresher on the many Earth and environmental connections across the Explore Science toolkits from NISE Net activity developers. Also learn more about NASA visualization resources that will help connect your visitors to ongoing efforts to monitor Earth's dynamic systems.
The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) is a community of informal educators and scientists dedicated to supporting learning about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) across the United States.
What does NISE Net do?
The NISE Net community works year-round to develop and disseminate educational materials and resources. Our educational experiences take the form of small exhibitions, hands-on activity kits, programs, and public forums. Our products are scientist reviewed and receive rigorous testing.
This website is an online digital library of educational products and tools designed for educators and scientists, as well as a source of professional development resources for those working in the field of informal science education.