NISE Network Blog

Jayatri Das

Team-based inquiry (TBI) is the NISE Network’s practical approach to evaluation focused around an ongoing cycle of inquiry: question, investigate, reflect, and improve. This month, we’re sharing a story of TBI at work from the Children’s Discovery Museum of West...

Catherine McCarthy

Apply now for a NanoDays 2014 physical kit! NanoDays 2014 will be held from March 29 through April 6, 2014. NanoDays is a week of community-based educational outreach events to raise public awareness of nanoscale science, technology and engineering throughout...

Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota

We are excited to announce that this year’s NISE Net Annual Partner Survey will be launching in late October! This survey represents an integral component of our ongoing efforts to understand, enhance, and expand the NISE Net partner experience, and...

Frank Kusiak

The University of California Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (UC-CEIN), based at UCLA, does a great job of reaching broad audiences and fostering collaborations. In order to reach broad audiences outside of academia, the UC-CEIN partners with Cal Poly...

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...