Blog: Network News

Jeff Nee, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Have you received an Explore Science: Earth and Space toolkit or are you using the digital version of the toolkit? If so, the NISE Network is partnering with the Museum Alliance to moderate a new Ryver forum space to allow...
Kayla Berry, Museum of Science
NISE Network partners all across the country celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing all throughout July. Here are just a few samples of partner events that were shared online through social networking sites with the NISE Network.
Kayla Berry, Museum of Science
Fifty years ago on July 20. 1969, astronauts of Apollo 11 stepped foot on the lunar surface capturing the imagination of the nation, and the world. Now, half a century later, it’s time for a new generation to experience the magic and majesty of that first “one small step for [man], one giant leap for [man]kind.” Many NISE Network partners have been preparing for the upcoming 50th anniversary by planning and hosting Moon landing celebration events. We’ve pulled together just a snapshot of Network partner events taking place all across the country.
Rae Ostman, Arizona State University
How can our museums help people and the planet thrive, today and tomorrow? The Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability in Science and Technology Museums project provides professional development, educational materials, and other resources to help museums integrate sustainability into their...
Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota
Many partners have shared images of their Explore Science: Earth & Space 2019 events and activities on social networking. Many of these activities were incorporated into Earth Day, Earth Week, and Chemists Celebrate Earth Week events. We have gathered just...
Christina Leavell
It has come to our attention that our kitting warehouse has made a few packing mistakes with the 2019 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits. NISE Net partners have reported missing materials from their toolkits, specifically print materials such as...
Ali Jackson, Sciencenter
Shipping status update - Refill materials shipped out May 2 - 3, 2019 Thank you for all your efforts hosting Let’s Do Chemistry events this past fall! We’re excited to be able to support you, along with other organizations from...
Emily Hostetler, Museum of Science
The Museum of Science, Boston (MOS) recently made their forums available for free download using their new Forum Archive website, thanks to funding from the National Science Foundation for the Building with Biology project. By creating this website, the MOS forum team hopes to make the forums they have developed over the years more accessible to formal and informal educators across the nation, now providing individuals the ability to download the files and use the materials without having to reach out to a team member.
Ali Jackson
2019 Explore Science: Earth & Space physical toolkit recipients: *NEW* physical copies of the Space Guess Quest game cards and game boards have been shipped so partners should be receiving these revised materials soon! Some of our partners (thank you!)...
Ali Jackson
The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) Explore Science: Earth & Space 2019 physical toolkit have shipped out to 350 institutions nationwide! The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) is shipping 350 Explore Science: Earth & Space 2019...