NISE Network Blog

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.
Jessica Liken, Perot Museum of Nature and Science
The Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, Texas was thrilled to bring Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein back to life just in time to celebrate the groundbreaking novel’s 200th anniversary. On January 26, 2018, approximately 1,500 adults chose to spend...
Suzi Taylor, MSU Academic Technology and Outreach
What started as a six-station gathering in the lobby of a Montana State University academic building has grown into a university-wide event that fills the student union ballrooms and reaches more than 500 members of the community. Montana’s first NanoDays...
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...
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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...
Ali Jackson, Sciencenter
In collaboration with NASA, the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Network) has assembled a *NEW* set of engaging, hands-on Earth and space science experiences with connections to science, technology, and society. The physical toolkits have shipped and are on their way to 250 partners across the United States!