Upcoming Events

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January 01, 2019
December 31, 2019
The Periodic Table of Chemical Elements is one of the most significant achievements in science, capturing the essence not only of chemistry, but also of physics and biology. It is a unique tool, enabling scientist to predict the appearance and properties of matter on the Earth and in the rest of the Universe. 2019 will be the 150th anniversary since Dmitry Mendeleev discovered the Periodic System and has been proclaimed the "International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements" (IYPT2019). Resources: NISE Network Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry kit http://www.nisenet.org/chemistry...

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June 01, 2019
August 31, 2019
In the summer of 2019, many libraries across the country will celebrate space exploration in their summer reading programs. The slogan “A Universe of Stories” was chosen by library professionals to help inspire children of all ages to dream big, believe in themselves, and create their own story. The Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) ( https://www.cslpreads.org ) is a consortium of states working together to provide high-quality summer reading program materials for children, teens, and adults at the lowest cost possible for their public libraries. CSLP actively shares innovative and a...

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July 20, 2019
July 20, 2019
During the Apollo program of the 1960s and '70s, NASA sent nine missions to the Moon. Six of them landed astronauts safely on the surface, the only times humans have visited another world July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the Moon on July 20, 1969 as part of NASA's Apollo 11 lunar mission. Please visit for a list of resources: http://www.nisenet.org/moon50

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September 10, 2019
Join NISE Network partners to learn more about the Explore Science: Earth & Space project, and how your organization can become more involved in this exciting opportunity. In this online workshop, we'll present a general introduction to the project and an overview of what’s in the new 2020 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit, including information about how to apply and eligibility requirements. Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to hear from some of our recent Earth & Space toolkit recipients and learn more about how they engaged their audiences through their own Earth and space events.

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September 17, 2019
Hear from project team members as they discuss ChemAttitudes project research findings and a framework for designing and facilitating informal hands-on chemistry activities with public audiences, and how they might be applied to other STEM topics.

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September 21, 2019
September 24, 2019
The Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) 2019 Annual Conference is being hosted by the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto, Canada from September 21 through September 24, 2019. Get your passports ready! The ASTC 2019 Conference theme is Moonshots: Rendezvous with the Future More information: http://www.astc.org/conference/ Conference schedule: https://astc.confex.com/astc/2019/webprogram Booth and Exhibit Hall The NISE Network will have a booth in the exhibit hall featuring public engagement activities and resources including information about upcoming projects opportunities. Saturda...