Join NISE Net partners for a conversation on how to better engage girls in museum programing! Presenters will share lessons learned, resources from PBS programing SciGirls and NSF funded Girls RISE (Raising Interest in Science and Engineering) Museum Network, and some specific tips and tricks to better engage girls in upcoming NanoDays 2015 activities.
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Online Brown-Bag: Exhibit Small Talk - Tips for Hosting the Nano Mini-Exhibition: Staff Training (Recorded)
In this first in a series of brown bags about the Nano mini-exhibition, we take a look at different approaches to training staff and volunteers to work with the Nano mini-exhibition. We will review the NISE Network resources available to assist you as you begin and will also hear from partners about their experience preparing staff for ongoing work with the exhibit.
Are you interested in learning more about the science behind the NanoDays activities? Do you want to know more about how the NanoDays activities are related to cutting-edge research? Then this recorded presentation may interest you! This brown-bag focused on the applications and scientific background behind the following NanoDays 2014 kit activities:Exploring Properties - Electric Squeeze and Exploring Properties - Capillary Action.
Sheltered instruction helps English-speaking facilitators to reach participants who don't speak English, as well as those who have other language barriers such as hearing impairment or development disorders. This overview will outline when to use sheltered instruction, cover a few of the basic strategies and how the audience benefits from them, and share resources to find out more.
This online brown bag is designed to empower museum educators to engage visitors in meaningful conversations about the relevance of emerging technologies to our lives. The NISE Net and the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University have collaborated to develop a variety of practical and tested resources to help prepare science museums to connect with our communities and make the experiences we offer relevant to visitors' lives.
Are you interested in learning more about the science behind the NanoDays activities? Do you want to know more about how the NanoDays activities are related to cutting-edge research? Then this recorded presentation may interest you! This brown-bag focused on the applications and scientific background behind the following NanoDays 2014 kit activities: Exploring Materials - Oobleck and Exploring Materials - Ferrofluid.
Have you ever been overwhelmed upon opening your NanoDays kit? Stared into that large brown box with even more smaller boxes inside, wondering "where on earth do I begin?!" Each year, we fill our NanoDays physical kit with more activities and materials, and the 2014 kit will be one of our largest yet! This brown-bag explores the contents of your 2014 NanoDays physical kit. We'll be giving an overview of activities and offering advice for the use of training materials, passing along marketing templates, etc.
Interested in how to host a bilingual NanoDays event? This conversation provides insight on how institutions can offer bilingual programming and reach underserved audiences with NISE Net resources. A variety of partners from around the country highlighted past and upcoming bilingual NanoDays events, focusing on methods for recruiting floor facilitators and marketing techniques that aim to welcome new visitors.