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Kayla Berry
Welcome to the monthly e-newsletter for the National Informal STEM Education (NISE) Network and community. INSIDE THIS ISSUE Community News: Resources for promoting your Explore Science: Earth & Space events, Getting a Feel for Eclipses tactile book, Reporting for your...

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April 25, 2017
April 25, 2017
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. An Online Discovery of NASA and Other Earth and Space Related Resources Tuesday, April 25, 2017 2pm - 3pm EDT / 11am - 12pm PDT Sign up to join this online workshop This online presentation will cover strategies for finding and connecting additional NASA and Earth and space science related resources. Join NISE Net Earth & Space Content Expert, Lindsay Bart...
Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota
The NISE Network has created a set of materials to help with marketing and promotion of your Explore Science: Earth & Space event. We have designed materials to be customizable so you can adapt them to fit your needs: Planning...
By: Ali Jackson, Sciencenter
We are pleased to be partnering with the College of Charleston in South Carolina to share an educational project designed to help all audiences, including blind and visually impaired participants, learn more about the science surrounding the 2017 total solar...
By: Liz Leahey, The Discovery Museums
Last spring, The Discovery Museums in Acton, Massachusetts, were thrilled to have the chance to participate in another successful NISE Net initiative as recipients of a Museum and Community Partnerships Explore Science: Zoom into Nano kit . Through the Zoom...
By: Meghan Schiedel, The Discovery
The Discovery , located in Reno, Nevada, sees an average of 700 visitors a day during spring break! As a recipient of the 2017 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit , The Discovery is advertising this valuable space programming with...

KC Miller, Science Museum of Minnesota

All the 2017 Explore Science: Earth & Space physical toolkits should now be delivered! As you begin your preparations for your Explore Science: Earth & Space events this spring, we encourage you to go through each activity box sooner rather...

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August 21, 2017
August 21, 2017
2017 Total Solar Eclipse Who? What? Where? When? and How? Who Can See It? Lots of people! Everyone in the contiguous United States, in fact, everyone in North America plus parts of South America, Africa, and Europe will see at least a partial solar eclipse, while the thin path of totality will pass through portions of 12 states. What is It? This celestial event is a solar eclipse in which the moon passes between the sun and Earth and blocks all or part of the sun for up to an hour and a half, from beginning to end, as viewed from a given location. For this eclipse the longest period when the m...

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May 02, 2017
May 05, 2017
The NISE Network will have a booth and professional development sessions at the ACM Interactivity conference in Pasadena, CA!