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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.
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Nich Weller, Arizona State University
Efforts to incorporate and promote sustainability in the age of COVID might look a bit different than they did last year, but that hasn’t slowed the progress and ideas of some dedicated museum professionals. In September, the third cohort of NISE Network's Sustainability Fellowship Program shared their progress implementing a sustainability project at their museums.
Christina Leavell
​​​​​​​If you received the NISE Network’s 2020 Explore Science: Earth and Space toolkit Part A earlier this year, then you have recently been contacted about receiving Part B of this year’s toolkit in the coming months. These messages mention the inclusion of a “collaborative Moon game” with this toolkit, but just what is a collaborative Moon Game? The Moon Adventure Game is a hands-on collaborative experience for STEM learning in museums and planetariums.
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Children's Creativity Museum
The Children’s Creativity Museum unveils an ongoing event series focused on making sustainability accessible for young children, Sustainability Challenges For Kids, which is a collection of activities to be done at home centered around the important concept of sustainability-making choices that help people, communities, and environments be healthy now and in the future.
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National Chemistry Week is a community based program of the American Chemical Society (ACS). This annual event unites ACS local sections, businesses, schools, and individuals in communicating the importance of chemistry to our quality of life. ACS members and NISE...
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NISE Net online workshop

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October 13, 2020
How do engineers and scientists prepare to return to the moon? By placing 6 tons of simulated lunar regolith in one of the coolest "sandboxes" on Earth. This online workshop covers the science behind several of the 2020 Explore Science: Earth & Space Toolkit B activities that focus on the Moon followed by a virtual tour of NASA's MoonLab.
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Are you a chemistry professional or informal science educator that shares your love of chemistry with your community? Apply to participate in a 5-week online, interactive workshop where you will learn best practices for using a framework for hands-on activities to increase publics' attitudes about chemistry. Four workshops will be hosted in fall 2020 through winter 2021.
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October 27, 2020
Game players will work together to solve a series of challenges grounded in real science about living and doing research on the Moon. Members of the team that developed the game will introduce the game's learning objectives, provide an overview of the materials and professional development resources, and prototype testers will share their experiences including adaptations for early childhood visitors.