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Kayla Berry
Check out this month's NISE Network e-newsletter for the latest project and professional development opportunities, upcoming events, community announcements, science news, and much more.
Rae Ostman, Arizona State University
This past year was busy and successful, as hundreds of NISE Network partners across the country participated in Network projects! It’s exciting to have so many organizations dedicated to engaging people in their local communities in learning about current STEM research. Here are some of our favorite Network moments of 2018. But first...THANK YOU...
NISE Network partners awarded a physical 2019 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit. Toolkits awarded to all 50 states, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and Guam. Physical toolkits ship in February 2019. Digital toolkit available in February 2019: www.nisenet.org/earthspacekit-2019 Listed alphabetically...

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January 20, 2019
January 21, 2019
If skies are clear, viewers in North and South America, as well as those in western parts of Europe and Africa, will be able to watch one of the sky's most dazzling shows on late Sunday night January 20th and early Monday morning Jan. 21, 2019, when the Sun, Earth and Moon align creating a total lunar eclipse. Learn more from NASA including eclipse hands-on activities: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/events/2019/1/21/total-lunar-eclipse-and-s…
David C. Horwitz, American Chemical Society
The American Chemical Society (ACS) hosted its 31st annual celebration of chemistry during National Chemistry Week (NCW) from October 21-27, 2018, whose mission of the NCW campaign is to motivate ACS members and other science enthusiasts to teach the public about the value of chemistry in everyday life. This year, more than 90% (169/185) of ACS local sections hosted activities for NCW, which is ACS’s highest level of engagement in the campaign in ten years.
Kayla Berry and Katie Todd, Museum of Science
Four years ago the NISE Network received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to tackle conversations in museums between public audiences and scientists about the emerging field of synthetic biology. The timing was right for our Network partners...

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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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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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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.
Credit: NASA Johnson Space Center 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,...