Blog: Network News

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...
Brad Herring, Museum of Life and Science
The NISE Network will be featured in the 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase funded by the National Science Foundation. The event will be held online May 14th -21st, and the presentation, entitled “NISE Network’s Space & Earth Informal STEM Education Project,” highlights the Space & Earth project in collaboration with NASA and a few of the Explore Science: Earth & Space public events across the US from March to August 2017 hosted by NISE Net partner institutions.
Peter Nagy and Rae Ostman, Arizona State University
Led by Arizona State University in collaboration with the NISE Network, the Frankenstein200 project celebrates the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein in 2018. Between January and March, the Frankenstein200 research team visited events at museums...
Kayla Berry and Katie Todd, Museum of Science
Four Building with Biology project partners recently hosted the “Editing Our Evolution” forum within their local community helping to extensively test program materials and gather visitor feedback on the forum and their experiences. Pilot site locations varied by institutional size, geographic location, and audience demographic and included: Michigan Science Center, New York Hall of Science, North Carolina Museum of Life and Science, and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.
Ethan Kruszka, Science Museum of Minnesota
In January 2018, four test copies of the Design>Build>Test engineering activity exhibit from the Sun, Earth, Universe exhibition were deployed to the following satellite locations: Science Museum of Minnesota (Saint Paul, MN), Museum of Science (Boston, MA), Sciencenter (Ithaca, NY)...
Kayla Berry, Museum of Science
The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) is pleased to offer free Explore Science: Let’s Do Chemistry kits to eligible institutions in the United States. In collaboration with the American Chemical Society(ACS), the NISE Network has assembled a set...
NISE Network
In April 2003, the Human Genome Project completed one of the greatest feats of exploration in history; an internal discovery and research effort to sequence and map all of the genes - together known as the genome - of present...
Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota
In collaboration with NASA, the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) is pleased to offer eligible institutions the opportunity to apply for a free Sun, Earth, Universe exhibition. The Sun, Earth, Universe exhibition is an engaging and interactive museum...
David Sittenfeld, Museum of Science
As we shared in an update to the Building with Biology project last fall , the Museum of Science received supplemental funding from NSF to create an additional forum that will allow informal science education institutions to engage their visitors...
Bob Beard, Arizona State University
Frankenstein! The name conjures up imagery of dank, electrified labs and mysterious, unnatural creations overseen by a solitary, wild-eyed doctor. No one but the most stout hearted would dare enter this realm and participate in the arcane experiments within. Contrast...