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 2017) summarizing the projects and opportunities
for NISE Network partners is available for download.


Funding acknowledgements for each project:

Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

The Network's nano project created a wide range of educational and professional development materials.


STEM educational products:





Professional resources:





Building with Biology 

Activities and conversations about synthetic biology:


Sustainability in Science Museums

Hands-on activities related to sustainability science:

Space and Earth Informal STEM Education (SEISE) project

STEM educational products and professional resources related to Earth and space:






Frankenstein logo

The Frankenstein200 kit includes hands-on activities that encourage creativity and reflection about responsible innovation.