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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.
Rae Ostman, Arizona State University
The NISE Network had a fantastic 2019! This past year we grew our Network to include many new partners and expanded connections across the United States and around the world. Our strength as a Network comes from our collaboration as...

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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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February 04, 2020
This online workshop will cover the science behind two of the 2020 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit activities – Design, Build, Test and Mission to Space. After a brief overview of each activity and its resources, our guest presenter, George Gorospe, a research and control systems engineer at NASA Ames Research Center, will show us his lab and answer your questions.
Katherine Hunt, Planetarium Manager
This partner highlight will focus on Ingram Planetarium's experience and the process used to fully integrate a NISE Network Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit into the dome theater with the goal of diversifying content, creating more engaging and interactive experiences in the dome for the learner, and to further empower Ingram’s education team to execute interactive programs in the planetarium environment.
Christa Speights, Planetarium Director
Haile Planetarium is a 61 seat, 30 foot planetarium that is part of Northern Kentucky University. In recent years, we have had about 10,000 visitors per year. One recent expansion that has helped us grow is the NISE Network's Explore Science: Earth & Space 2019 toolkit. This is helping us get through our largest obstacle yet.

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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.
April 22, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Since 1970, Earth Day has increased awareness of the planet we live on, pollution, climate change, endangered species, and many other environmental issues. The NISE Network has compiled many resources...