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May 15, 2018
May 18, 2018
The 2018 ACM's theme is Open Source Play, Sharing the Creative Code. Hosted by Marbles Kids Museum, Raleigh, NC. Learn more: http:www.childrensmuseums.org/interactivity/interactivity-2018
Kayla Berry
Welcome to the monthly e-newsletter for the National Informal STEM Education (NISE) Network and community.
Kari Wouk, NC Museum of Natural Sciences
On Saturday, April 28th, the NC Museum of Natural Sciences held the Triangle SciTech Expo, an Official Expo with the North Carolina Science Festival! This annual event brings the wonder and excitement of STEM topics to visitors of all ages....
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...
Christina Leavell
Once upon a time, during an NSF grant now far far away, there was a week-long celebration of all things nanoscience. This celebration was called NanoDays, and the good partners in the kingdom of the NISE Net (then the Nanoscale...
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.

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June 12, 2018
June 12, 2018
The NISE Network runs a series of free online workshops to increase the number of professional development opportunities available to our partners, and create more channels for partners to share their work and learn from each other directly. Be Prepared: Safety Tips and Reminders for Museums Running Public Events, Including National Chemistry Week and Earth and Space Events Tuesday, June 12, 2018 11am - 12pm Pacific / 2 - 3pm Eastern Sign up for the online workshop Join NISE Network partners to learn more about helpful safety information museum professionals can use in the preparation and impl...
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.

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May 22, 2018
May 22, 2018
The NISE Network runs a series of free online workshops to increase the number of professional development opportunities available to our partners, and create more channels for partners to share their work and learn from each other directly. Museum Community Partnerships - Afterschool Programs: Advocating, Collaborating and Bringing Earth and Space Content to Out-of-school Time Tuesday, May 22, 2018 11am - 12pm Pacific / 2 - 3pm Eastern Afterschool programs provide unique opportunities to engage children of all ages in an out-of-the-classroom environment. No matter the content, these programs...