The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) is a community of informal educators and scientists dedicated to supporting learning about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) across the United States. The Network leads and participates in diverse projects that further our mission.
One page summary of projects:
NISE Network opportunities fact sheet (revised September 2018)
summarizing the projects and opportunities for NISE Network partners is available for download.
Funding acknowledgements for each project:
STEM public engagement activities about Earth and space science.
- 2017 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit
- 2018 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit
- 2019 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit:
applications due November 1, 2018
- Sun, Earth, Universe exhibition
The Moon and Beyond
An Immersive Game for STEM Learning in Museums and Planetariums
coming in 2021
Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's novel;
hands-on activities that encourage creativity and reflection about responsible innovation.
- Frankenstein200 kit (2018)
Activities and conversations about synthetic biology.
Hands-on activities related to sustainability science.
SustainABLE kit (2016)
The Network's nano project created a wide range of educational and professional development materials.
STEM educational products:
- NanoDays kits (2008-2015)
- Whatisnano.org website for public audiences
- Professional development for educators and scientists
- Mini-Grants for partner organizations