Upcoming Events

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July 19, 2017
July 23, 2017
The Visitor Studies Association (VSA) seeks proposals for session presentations and workshops for the 2017 conference in Columbus, OH July 18-22. VSA seeks to foster a sense of community among its members, who gather once a year to pose intriguing questions, explore diverse opinions, debate controversial issues, challenge assumptions and share their successes and their struggles—in essence, to learn from one another. This year's theme, New Pathways in Visitor Studies, we invite conference attendees to look both within and beyond our field for new ways to think about learning, as well as promis...

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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
The NISE Network runs a series of free online workshops to increase the number of professional development opportunities available to our partners, and create more channels for partners to share their work and learn from each other directly. Learn More About the 2018 Explore Science: Earth & Space Toolkit Tuesday, September 12, 2017 2 - 3pm EDT / 11am - 12pm PDT Sign up for the online workshop now 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...

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October 21, 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/ NISE Network Happy Hour NISE Network partners are invited to gather together informally (no need to RSVP); all are welcome! Friday, October 20, 2017 4:30 - 6:00 PM location TBD NISE Network Partner Breakfast The NISE Network is hosting a breakfast for staff from partner institutions (...

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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...