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A lotus leaves in a small, man-made concrete pond.

Zoom into a Lotus Leaf video

In this video, learners get an up close look at the tiny nanostructures that give the leaf its unique superhydrophobic behavior.
three drops

Three Drops

Formative evaluation report of Three Drops is a full body immersive simulation.
Climate Hazard Resilience extreme precipenation forum of peple talking around a table

Climate Hazard Resilience Forum: Extreme Precipitation

In this interactive forum program participants will discuss the social, economic, and environmental impacts of extreme precipitation in facilitated groups.
Engineering is Elementary Worlds Apart engineering remote sensing devices activity cover page

Engineering is Elementary after-school modules

Afterschool curriculum developed by Engineering is Elementary focused on space exploration challenges.
Exploring Earth: Land Cover activity showing person pouring water on soil and sand

Exploring Earth: Land Cover

In this activity, learners model some of the ways natural processes affect Earth’s landscape through erosion and sediment pollution.
What's in the Water

What’s in the Water

In this activity, learners investigate what chemicals and compounds can be found in a sample of water using a variety of tools and techniques.
Caregiver and two children using the paper mountains activity

Exploring Earth: Paper Mountains

In this activity, learners make unique mountain models from crumpled paper and watching how water moves across them.

Scientific Image - Water Droplets on Hydrophobic Sand

Zoomed in photograph of water drops on purple hydrophobic sand.

Scientific Image - Water Droplets on Nanotex Fabric

Photograph of water droplets sitting on Nanotex fabric.
NISE Net calendar art

Calendar of Seasonal Events and Holidays - STEM Throughout the Year!

Educators can find ideas for incorporating STEM content into holidays, seasons, annual events, and special events throughout the year.


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