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Kayla Berry
Check out this month's NISE Network e-newsletter for the latest project and professional development opportunities, upcoming events, community announcements, science news, and much more.

Date

February 13, 2019
February 15, 2019
The detailed agenda program and many presentation slides are available for download.
NanoDays is an annual, nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and their impact on society. NanoDays events are organized by participants in the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network and take place at science museums, research centers,...
Ali Jackson
2019 Explore Science: Earth & Space physical toolkit recipients: *NEW* physical copies of the Space Guess Quest game cards and game boards are coming soon! Some of our partners (thank you!) have alerted us to an error in the custom...
Brad Herring, Museum of Life and Science
On certain Saturdays throughout the year the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, NC, hosts local scientists in The Lab to show off some of their most recent research. For the entire month of February we partnered with Dr....
Ali Jackson
The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) Explore Science: Earth & Space 2019 physical toolkit have shipped out to 350 institutions nationwide! The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) is shipping 350 Explore Science: Earth & Space 2019...

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April 21, 2019
April 28, 2019
Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) encourages American Chemical Society (ACS) members and science enthusiasts to build awareness of chemistry at the local level. ACS local sections, schools, businesses, and individuals are invited to organize or participate in events in their communities with a common goal: communicate the positive role that chemistry plays in the world. CCEW occurs annually during the week of Earth Day, which is April 22. The theme for CCEW 2019 is "Take Note: The Chemistry of Paper." For more information about Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW), visit the official Chemis...

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March 12, 2019
This online presentation and discussion will cover the science behind the 2019 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit activities - Expanding Universe, Space Guess Quest, and Static Electricity. After a brief overview of each activity and its resources, our guest presenter will facilitate a discussion of NASA missions and research unlocking secrets of the universe.

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April 16, 2019
Happy Earth Day! Get a quick refresher on the many Earth and environmental connections across the Explore Science toolkits from NISE Net activity developers. Also learn more about NASA visualization resources that will help connect your visitors to ongoing efforts to monitor Earth's dynamic systems.
Credit: NASA Johnson Space Center During the Apollo program of the 1960s and '70s, NASA sent nine missions to the Moon. Six of them landed astronauts safely on the surface, the only times humans have visited another world. July 20,...