The 256th National Meeting & Exposition is taking place August 19 - 23, 2018 in Boston, MA. This year's meeting theme is Nanoscience, Nanotechnology & Beyond. Team members of the NISE Network project, ChemAttitudes, which is a collaboration with the American Chemical Society, is co-leading a symposium on "Informal STEM Education: Innovation and Collaboration" and is seeking abstracts, which are due March 26, 2018.
The Girl Scouts have announced a new set of Space Science Daisy, Brownie and Junior badges that will be released in August, 2018! Join us to learn more about the Girl Scouts STEM strategy and their new badges, and how science museums can successfully partner with their local Girl Scout troops using the Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits.
Join this workshop discussion for an introduction to the ChemAttitudes project and the Explore Science: Let’s Do Chemistry kit, including an overview of the hands-on activities, the professional development materials and resources, and tips for hosting an event during National Chemistry Week October 21-27, 2018.
In this online workshop, we'll present a general introduction to the project and an overview of what’s in the new 2019 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit, including information about how to apply and eligibility requirements.
ASTC 2018 will be hosted by Connecticut Science Center in Hartford, September 29–October 2, 2018. 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 September 28, 2018 6:00–7:00 p.m. Welcome to Hartford Meet-Ups NISE Network location TBD NISE Network Partner Breakfast The NISE Network is hosting a breakfast...
Join members from NSF-funded projects REVEAL and ChemAttitudes for an online discussion of facilitation strategies you can employ with your visitors. The REVEAL professional development program helps facilitators to become more reflective in their practice and responsive to the complex dynamics that families bring to our institutions. ChemAttitudes project team members will share how informal educational activities were developed to stimulate interest, a sense of relevance, and feelings of self-efficacy about chemistry among public audiences.
More Information: Theme: FearLESS With sessions that challenge and inspire us to think boldly about the work we do, to question norms and assumed barriers, to take strategic risks in exhibit, program and business development, and to think broadly about our role in our communities; challenging us to go from a field...to a force. Hosted by the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, Denver, CO Learn More: https://www.childrensmuseums.org/interactivity/interactivity-2019 NISE Network Breakfast More information coming soon. Marketplace - Exhibit Hall The NISE Network will have a booth in th...