Upcoming Events

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January 01, 2019
December 31, 2019
The Periodic Table of Chemical Elements is one of the most significant achievements in science, capturing the essence not only of chemistry, but also of physics and biology. It is a unique tool, enabling scientist to predict the appearance and properties of matter on the Earth and in the rest of the Universe. 2019 will be the 150th anniversary since Dmitry Mendeleev discovered the Periodic System and has been proclaimed the "International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements" (IYPT2019). Resources: NISE Network Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry kit http://www.nisenet.org/chemistry...

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April 21, 2019
April 28, 2019
Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) encourages American Chemical Society (ACS) members and science enthusiasts to build awareness of chemistry at the local level. ACS local sections, schools, businesses, and individuals are invited to organize or participate in events in their communities with a common goal: communicate the positive role that chemistry plays in the world. CCEW occurs annually during the week of Earth Day, which is April 22. The theme for CCEW 2019 is "Take Note: The Chemistry of Paper." For more information about Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW), visit the official Chemis...

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April 30, 2019
Learn more about the Collaborative Summer Library Program’s 2019 summer learning theme: "A Universe of Stories", and other resources and projects that use story and narrative to engage participants in STEM topics.

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May 08, 2019
May 11, 2019
More Information: Theme: FearLESS With sessions that challenge and inspire us to think boldly about the work we do, to question norms and assumed barriers, to take strategic risks in exhibit, program and business development, and to think broadly about our role in our communities; challenging us to go from a field...to a force. Hosted by the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, Denver, CO Learn More: https://www.childrensmuseums.org/interactivity/interactivity-2019 Preliminary Program: http://childrensmuseums.org/images/InterActivity2019/IA19PreliminaryProgram.pdf NISE Network Partne...

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May 14, 2019
Come get inspired! July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the moon and communities all across the US are celebrating this historical achievement. Join us for a sharing of Apollo related programming ideas and resources and hear from Network partners presenting about their own event plans and how they're connecting with local experts to celebrate the Apollo 50th anniversary.

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June 01, 2019
August 31, 2019
In the summer of 2019, many libraries across the country will celebrate space exploration in their summer reading programs. The slogan “A Universe of Stories” was chosen by library professionals to help inspire children of all ages to dream big, believe in themselves, and create their own story. The Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) ( https://www.cslpreads.org ) is a consortium of states working together to provide high-quality summer reading program materials for children, teens, and adults at the lowest cost possible for their public libraries. CSLP actively shares innovative and a...

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June 04, 2019
Hear from some NISE Network partners and collaborators on best practices for connecting young children and their families with the excitement of Earth and space science topics, as well as key science process skills. Presenters will share some of their lessons learned from working with these young audiences, as well as their favorite examples of engaging, developmentally appropriate activities.

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July 20, 2019
July 20, 2019
During the Apollo program of the 1960s and '70s, NASA sent nine missions to the Moon. Six of them landed astronauts safely on the surface, the only times humans have visited another world July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the Moon on July 20, 1969 as part of NASA's Apollo 11 lunar mission. Please visit for a list of resources: http://www.nisenet.org/moon50

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September 21, 2019
September 24, 2019
The Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) 2019 Annual Conference is being hosted by the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto, Canada from September 21 through September 24, 2019. Get your passports ready! The ASTC 2019 Conference them is Moonshots: Rendezvous with the Future Session proposals are due December 20, 2018: https://www.astc.org/conference/future-conferences/ More information: http://www.astc.org/conference/ NISE Network Partner Breakfast The NISE Network will be hosting a breakfast for staff from partner institutions (no need to RSVP). More details coming soon Booth and Exh...