The NISE Network and its partners have developed a variety of hands-on activity kits on a variety of STEM topics. Digital versions of these kits can be downloaded using the links below. 

Kit materials are designed for use in museums and are also suitable for use in other informal learning settings such as afterschool programs, summer camps, libraries, scouting groups, community organizations, and university public outreach programs. Kit activities may also be adapted by educators for use in formal education K-12 classroom settings.

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Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits 


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Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry

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Building with Biology


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Sustainability in Science Museums





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