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Kayla Berry
Check out this month's NISE Network newsletter for the latest project and professional development opportunities, upcoming events, community announcements, science news, and much more.
Rori Leath, The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology
Throughout the fall and winter, The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology worked with twenty preschool teachers and their students to explore the concepts of Day and Night. The goal with this preschool program is for students to...
Nich Weller, Arizona State University
Dozens of NISE Network partners started off the new year in sustainable fashion. Thirty museum professionals finished their participation in the Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability in Science and Technology Museums Fellowship program where they learned about sustainability and planned their own sustainability efforts. This was the first of three cohorts in the program designed to help...
Jill Kary, Arkansas State University Museum
In honor of Arkansas Science Festival, seven Arkansas State University (A-State) departments came together to host STEM Fest on October 25, 2019. The event was an explosive hit! More than 700 students in grades K-12 registered to attend this event, an indicator of youth interest, and more than 100 volunteers assisted with STEM hands-on activities, some from NISE Net's Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry kit.
Suzi Taylor, Montana State University
When network partner, Suzi Taylor at Montana State University’s (MSU) Science Math Resource Center, was tasked with helping undergraduate students create hands-on activities for a community outreach event, she turned to NISE Net resources for help.
Kayla Berry, Museum of Science
What's New This Year? The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) 2020 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit will ship in two parts this year. Part A of the toolkit will be shipping out to 350 partner institutions nationwide...

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February 11, 2020
Stars have an interesting story to tell—but where can you start with your visitors? This online workshop will cover the science behind two of the 2020 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit activities – Star Formation and Nebula Spin Art. Guest content experts will discuss how to use the activities on their own or together to introduce the life cycles of stars and their amazing diversity.

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March 03, 2020
This online workshop will share successful approaches for engaging museum guests in learning about sustainability. Presenters will introduce key concepts related to sustainability and share ways that NISE Network partners are integrating sustainability into exhibits, programs, and other public-facing museum experiences.

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February 25, 2020
This online workshop will help your organization "walk the walk" when it comes to sustainability. Presenters will share specific steps museums can take, from integrating sustainability into their policy and governance to greening their facilities and operations.

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February 18, 2020
Join us to learn how museums around the world are engaging their staff, visitors, and communities in creating a sustainable future. Presenters will provide an overview of sustainability, explain its relevance to museums, and highlight examples of sustainability in different museums.