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NISE Network Ships 350 Earth & Space Science Toolkits Across the U.S.

Posted on March 6, 2019 - 3:25 PM CST

Tags: Informal | SciAct Community

•In February 2019, the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Network) sent out 350 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits to science and children’s museums in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam, and American Samoa. All recipients are listed at: www.nisenet.org/earth-space-toolkit-recipients-2019.

•Each toolkit contains all the necessary materials, educator guides, and media for 11 STEM hands-on activities that explore the Earth, Sun, Solar System, and Universe with strong connections to NASA Science.

•Toolkit recipients are expected to engage over 2,000,000 learners this year through special Earth & space themed events in the spring, and year-round public outreach, using the STEM hands-on activities.

•All printout materials from the toolkit and educator training videos can be found at: www.nisenet.org/earthspacekit-2019.