NISE Network Blog
Many thanks to all those who participated in the Annual Partner Survey in October -November, 2012.
This past summer, the Exploradome at the Saint Louis Science Center was taken over by the science of the small. All summer long, visitors to Amazing Nano Worlds! were immersed in the world of atoms and molecules enlarged 100 million times their actual size.
We are excited to announce that the NISE Net Annual Partner Survey will be launched in late October!
The DIY NanoApp has just been awarded a Silver Honor award for mobile apps.
If you're planning to use your graphene acitivity again (or use it on a regular basis), here are just a few things to keep in mind: It's best to remove the snap connectors from the battery, and disconnect the alligator clips to avoid accidental circuit closure while in storage.
What’s a Mini-Grant?
The NISE Network is making available a limited number of small, one-time awards to support initiatives by NISE Net partners to engage their local audiences in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology topics. Requests can be made for an award up to $3,000 dollars to fund a small project or be put towards a larger endeavor.
The Informal Science Learning Associates (ISLA) is a newly-formed nonprofit organization dedicated to improving educational opportunities for all children. A museum without walls, ISLA provides interactive programming in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to promote life-long learning in the community and surrounding communities of Laredo, Texas.
Over the past year, the evaluation team has been conducting A Study of Communication in the NISE Network (Network Communication Study) to learn about how the Network's primary communication components, NanoDays, face-to-face meetings, the regional hub structure, and the nisenet.org website, are being used by actively involved partners.