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Kayla Berry
NETWORK NEWS NISE Net's 2018 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits have shipped In collaboration with NASA, the NISE Network has assembled a NEW set of engaging, hands-on Earth and space science experiences and the newest 2018 toolkits have shipped...
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!
Christina Leavell, Science Museum of Minnesota
January 2018 marked the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s creation of science fiction, and the creature that has become a “living” legend. There are countless retellings of the original story that the then only 20-year-old Shelley wrote. The image of the monster is alive and well today in toys, TV, you name it - but what about the science behind this tale and the relevant connections to responsible innovation that still resonate today?
Kayla Berry
NETWORK NEWS National Informal STEM Education Network year in review 2017 This past year was busy and successful, as hundreds of NISE Network partners across the country participated in Network projects! It’s exciting to have so many organizations dedicated to...
NISE Network partners awarded a physical 2018 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit. Kits will be shipped January 2018.

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March 13, 2018
This online presentation and discussion will continue exploring the science behind the 2018 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit. After a brief overview of several toolkit activities and associated materials, Katherine Kornei, Ph.D, an astrophysicist and science educator, will unpack the fundamental Earth and space science concepts and connections to current and future NASA missions.

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February 27, 2018
This online presentation and discussion covers the science behind a subset of the 2018 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit activities. After a brief overview of the showcased activities and associated materials, Laura Peticolas, Ph.D. a space scientist and science educator, will dive deeper into the underlying science concepts and connections to current and future NASA missions.