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Community for STEM Engagement

Learn About the NISE Network

The National Informal STEM Education Network brings people together to engage in STEM, understand our world, and build a better future for everyone.

Learn About the NISE Network

Upcoming Events

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Register for upcoming free online workshops at Tuesdays 2pm Eastern

See upcoming events
• November 16, 2021 - Evaluating Educational Experiences During Times of Limited Social Interactions - Adventures in Team-Based Inquiry

ASTC Annual Conference 2021 (October 5–7)

Learn more about NISE Network events at the conference
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Big STEM Celebrations

Resources for
• National Chemistry Week (October 2021)
• Lunar Eclipse (November 18-19, 2021)
• Webb Telescope launch (December 2021)
and more!

News and Highlights

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Professional Learning Community

EARTH & SPACE Project-Based Professional Learning Community 100 selected locations announced
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National Chemistry Week

National Chemistry Week - October 2021
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How to celebrate the launch of the Webb Space Telescope

NASA launch now planned for December 18, 2021

NISE Network partner organizations engage

over 15 million members of the public in high quality STEM educational programming each year.

Learn More about the 2020 Year in Review


Learn about upcoming opportunities, events, ways to grow professionally, and inspiring stories from network partners.

The NISE Network fosters collaboration and draws on the collective strengths of our partners.

NISE Network partners work together to activate and broaden lifelong STEM engagement that helps learners achieve their goals. We built the Network by doing work together, and that’s also how we achieve our impact. Hundreds of organizations and thousands of professionals and volunteers around the country collaborate to create and use our resources and practices--reaching millions of people each year.

Learn more about who we are and what we do
The most important thing about the NISE Network is the capacity to partner with other institutions. Actually doing work together creates a deeper level of partnership and exchange. It’s what Network has really contributed to the field.


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Strengthen Your Partnerships
Museum & Community Partnerships: Collaboration Guide
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