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. The Network leads and participates in diverse projects that further our mission.

One page summary of projects:
NISE Network opportunities fact sheet (revised September 2017) summarizing the projects and opportunities for NISE Network partners is available for download.

Funding acknowledgements for each project:

Explore Science Earth & Space logo

Space and Earth Informal STEM Education (SEISE) project

STEM public engagement activities about Earth and space science.


Lets Do Chemistry logo



Frankenstein logo

Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's novel;
hands-on activities that encourage creativity and reflection about responsible innovation. 

Building with Biology 

Activities and conversations about synthetic biology.

Sustainability in Science Museums

Hands-on activities related to sustainability science.

Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

The Network's nano project created a wide range of educational and professional development materials.


STEM educational products:




Professional resources: