The NISE Network is a national community of researchers and informal science educators dedicated to fostering public awareness, engagement, and understanding of nanoscale science, engineering, and technology. is an online digital library of public nano educational products and tools designed for educators and scientists.

"Exploring Structures - Butterfly" (NanoDays 2012) short activity

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March 28-April 5, 2015

The NanoDays 2015 digital kit is available for download!  

Tell us about your NanoDays 2015 events!


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Nano Bite: April 2015

Welcome to the April Nano Bite, the monthly e-newsletter for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net).


  • NISE Net News and Announcements! - The Biggest Thank You to Partners Who Celebrated the Smallest Science
  • Upcoming Events - Stay Connected! Upcoming Online Brown-Bag Conversations; Join the NISE Network in Attendance at Upcoming Conferences
  • Featured on the Website - Oil Spill Clean Up Simulation; Science Writing Workshop: How to tell a story, How to conduct and interview
  • Community News - Exciting News - The MRS Spring Meeting Relocates to Phoenix, AZ Beginning in 2016; NNI Invites the Public to to Cast Their Vote for the Winning Images in the EnvisioNano Photo Contest
  • Nano in the News - With New Nonstick Coating, the Wait, and the Waste, is Over; Rainworks: The Invisible Street Art That Only Appears When It's Wet

Boxing up Boxes in Boxes - NanoDays Kit Storage

Christina Akers

Oh no! It’s after NanoDays and your office looks like this! 

So many boxes, so little time! Tape is so sticky, and cardboard is a deathtrap for dry hands!

But thanks to the latest in Nano-kit-storage-technology, you can turn this mess into something practical and attractive!

Online Brown-Bag: The Science Behind NanoDays 2015 - Part 1 (Recorded)

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Are you interested in learning more about the science behind the NanoDays activities? Do you want to know more about how the NanoDays activities are related to cutting-edge research? Watch a recording of this presentation on the applications and scientific background behind NISE Net activities related to graphene and nano-coatings.

2015 MRS Spring Meeting

MRS Spring 2015 meeting
Monday, April 6, 2015 to Friday, April 10, 2015

Call for Papers:

  • Abstract Submission Site Opens — September 23, 2014
  • Abstract Submission Deadline — October 23, 2014