NISE Network Blog

Catherine McCarthy

Many thanks to all those who shared their opinions and experiences in the Annual Partner Survey in October -November, 2012. The survey is part of our ongoing efforts to understand and enhance the NISE Net partner experience. Nearly 300 people...

Catherine McCarthy

Many thanks to all those who participated in the Annual Partner Survey in October -November, 2012. Survey Background: This survey represents an integral component of our ongoing efforts to understand and enhance the NISE Net partner experience, and as such,...

Christina Akers

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...

Catherine McCarthy

Apply now for a NanoDays 2013 physical kit! NanoDays 2013 will be held on March 30 through April 7, 2013. NanoDays is a week of community-based educational outreach events to raise public awareness of nanoscale science, technology and engineering throughout...

Catherine McCarthy

We are excited to announce that the NISE Net Annual Partner Survey will be launched in late October! This survey represents an integral component of our ongoing efforts to understand and enhance the NISE Net partner experience, and as such,...

Catherine McCarthy

The DIY Na noApp has just been awarded a Silver Honor award for mobile apps. The Fall 2012 Parents' Choice review states, "DIY Nano is a lovely way to provide hands on, accessible science learning to your child." "It offers...

KC

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...

Catherine McCarthy

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...

Aaron Guerrero

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...

Eli Bossin

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...