Kits

The NISE Network and its partners have developed a variety of hands-on activity kits on a range of STEM topics. Complete 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 

Hands-on STEM public engagement activities and professional development resources about Earth and space science.


 


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Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry

Activities and professional development resources designed to stimulate interest, sense of relevance, and feelings of self-efficacy about chemistry.


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Hands-on activities and professional development resources that encourage creativity and reflection about responsible innovation, developed in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein.


Building with Biology

Engaging activities and professional development resources to create conversations about the emerging field of synthetic biology and societal implications.

 


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Sustainability in Science Museums

Activities and professional development resources designed to engage the public in sustainability.

 

 


​Explore Science - Zoom into Nano

Museum & Community Partnerships resources designed to engage underserved audiences in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology through local community collaborations.


 NanoDays

Public programs, hands-on activities, and professional development resources about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.