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/chemistr...

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January 29, 2019
Are you or your organization new to the NISE Network? Or maybe you’re new to your organization but your organization isn’t new to the Network? What does being a NISE Network partner consist of and how can the NISE Network help you in your organizational role? These are great questions and Network project team members are ready to take you on a guided journey of the NISE Network and our many offerings.

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February 13, 2019
February 15, 2019
Location Tempe Mission Palms Hotel & Conference Center 60 E 5th St, Tempe, AZ 85281 Adjacent to the Arizona State University campus Meeting Overview Wednesday, February 13, 2019 – Travel during the day, dinner and keynotes starting at 6:00pm Thursday, February 14, 2019 – Meeting and activities all day and evening Friday, February 15, 2019 – Meeting and activities in the morning, adjourning at 1:30pm Meeting Agenda Wednesday, February 13, 2019 3:00pm Registration opens 6:00pm Dinner 6:30pm Plenary speakers 7:45pm Networking reception Thursday, February 14, 2019 8:00am Breakfast 8:30am Welcoming...

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February 26, 2019
This online presentation and discussion covers the science behind the 2019 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit activities - Land Cover, Temperature Mapping, and Observe the Sun. After a brief overview of each activity and its materials, our guest presenter will lead a discussion about NASA missions and research exploring phenomena of Earth, the Sun, and planets of our solar system.

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March 12, 2019
This online presentation and discussion will cover the science behind the 2019 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit activities - Expanding Universe, Space Guess Quest, and Static Electricity. After a brief overview of each activity and its resources, our guest presenter will facilitate a discussion of NASA missions and research unlocking secrets of the universe.

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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 NISE Network Breakfast More information coming soon. Marketplace - Exhibit Hall The NISE Network will have a booth in th...

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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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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...