NISE Network Blog

Christina Akers

What’s a Mini-Grant? The NISE Network is once again 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...

Catherine McCarthy

Common Sense Media has featured the NISE Network's DIY Nano as their "iPhone App of the Week" this week! DIY Nano makes nanotechnology understandable for kids and gives them ways to experiment with the tiniest bits of engineering and science...

Larry Bell

At our reverse site visit at NSF this week, Mihail Roco, NSF's Senior Advisor for Nanotechnology, suggested that NISE Net envision its activities in the years ahead to encompass the applications that will be made possible by convergence. See the...

Eli Bossin

NISE Net partner Becky Wolfe of the Children's Museum of Indianapolis recently shared some fun nano math she and a colleague calculated over lunch: We were talking at lunch today (we being my fellow museum educators) about the recent mini-marathon...

Ali Jackson

In February of 2013, longtime NISE Net children’s museum partner, the Children’s Museum of Science and Technology in Troy, NY (CMOST) , announced that it will become part of SUNY’s College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) . Under CNSE's...

Christina Akers

The South Dakota Discovery Center (SDDC) has always promoted cutting edge science and supported youth in their community. Currently touring the Nano mini-exhibit to schools and libraries throughout the Dakotas, SDDC works hard to bring their programming to students in...

Catherine McCarthy

Description: The DIY Nano app (for iPhones) and DIY Nano HD (for iPads) allows families to experience and learn about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology at home or on the go! The apps provide free, easy to use, hands-on activities...

Tim Hecox

As we approach another summer season, we’d like to highlight a two day workshop held last summer by NISE Net partner, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) in Portland, Oregon. In July of 2012, OMSI was invited to...

Aaron Guerrero

The NISE Net hosted a series of 4 Nano & Society workshops this past fall that focused on preparing museum educators to engage the public in conversations about the relationship between nanotechnology and society. In addition to learning new hands-on...

Catherine McCarthy

We are always excited to see photos of your NanoDays 2013 events - in particular we love to get photos of your NanoDays team. NanoDays 2011 at the Sciencenter in Ithaca, NY Here’s how: 1. Take some photos of your...