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Kayla Berry
NETWORK NEWS Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry kit announcements The two-hundred and fifty (250) recipients of the 2019 Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry kit will be notified of their award status in July. Let's Do Chemistry events will be taking...
Christina Leavell
The Science Museum of Minnesota just completed filming for eleven training videos to accompany the hands-on activities in the 2018 Explore Science: Let’s Do Chemistry kit! These training videos are designed to help staff and volunteers facilitate these chemistry activities...
Frank Kusiak, Lawrence Hall of Science
The NISE Network recently attended the combined Southeastern Planetarium Association (SEPA) / Western Alliance Conference (WAC) Conference hosted by The Sharpe Planetarium in The Pink Palace in Memphis, Tennessee. This was the Network's first attendance at a planetarium conference and...
Preston MacDougall, Middle Tennessee State University
Late October has always meant trips to elementary schools to celebrate National Chemistry Week for Preston MacDougall, Professor of Chemistry at Middle Tennessee State University. Beginning with the NISE Network's NanoDays kits, Professor MacDougall has been introducing kids to chemistry and nanoscale science concepts through hands-on activities allowing them to experience many of the properties that are key to technologies they learn to love at an early age.

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August 21, 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.
Lynnsey Childress, Discovery Lab, Tulsa Children's Museum
Discovery Lab in Tulsa, OK is continuing to find new ways to share the Nano exhibition and make museum experiences accessible for all families. In March, Discovery Lab launched a traveling exhibit program for Nano in partnership with The Housing...

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September 11, 2018
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.

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September 29, 2018
October 02, 2018
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/ Early bird registration deadline is June 17, 2018; register now NISE Network Happy Hour NISE Network partners are invited to gather together informally (no need to RSVP); all are welcome! Time and location TBD NISE Network Partner Breakfast The NISE Network is hosting a breakfast for staff...