This series of films is part of the NISE Network's "Team-Based Inquiry" professional development package.
"Exploring Materials—Oobleck" is a hands on activity in which visitors investigate the properties of a cornstarch and water mixture and test its ability to protect from impacts.
"Exploring Fabrication - Electroplating" is a hands on activity in which visitors coat a nickel coin with copper using the electroplating process.
This zoom video explores the inner-workings of a microchip. We start with a digital camera and transition to a scanning electron microscope.
The Summative Study of the Nano Mini-exhibition took place during the spring and summer of 2012.
Team-based inquiry (TBI) is a practical approach to empowering education professionals to get the data they need, when they need it, to improve their products and practices and, ultimately, more ef
Step-by-step advice on planning, developing, funding, and maintaining education outreach partnerships between research centers and museums.
The NISE Network has created a website for public audiences featuring links to videos, audio material, podcasts, games, DIY activities, and NanoDays information for the public.
Staff training materials for Nano & Society workshop.
Nano 101 introduces educators to NISE Net’s four big ideas related to nanoscale science, engineering, and technology (“nano”).
Nano Future Tellers are origami-folded, interactive pocket game to educate visitors ages 7-12 about future nano products!
The DIY Nano app (for iPhones) and DIY Nano HD (for iPads) allows families to experience and learn about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology at home or on the go!
A listing of all promotional and marketing materials for partners to use when promoting their nanoscale science, engineering and technology educational events and activities.
Zoom into the natural nanostructures that manipulate light on a Blue Morpho Butterfly!
In this film "Zoom into a Lotus Leaf," see an up close look at the tiny nanostructures that give the leaf its unique behavior.
Meet Macro and Nano. Nano is WAY smaller than Macro and has some very surprising properties! These short (~30 second) clips introduce visitors to simple fundamentals about the nanoscale.
Staff and Volunteer training materials for NanoDays.
The REU Science Communication Workshop is designed to enhance the science communication skills of undergraduate students participating in research programs like NSF's Research Experience for Underg
This Guide provides information and resources for planning and hosting a Sharing Science Workshop & Practicum for early career researchers that will enhance their science communication skills,
Nano is an interactive exhibition that engages family audiences in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology.
"Engaging the Public in Nano" provides an overview of key concepts in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology, as identified by the NISE Network.
Initially developed by the New York Hall of Science to establish a partnership with a local Boys and Girls Club, this four-week After School Framework designed for children between the ages of 8 to
Visitors will learn how nanotechnology is being used to create new types of protective fabrics.
This program examines and explores social and ethical issues of consumer products from the past, present and future. Audience members are asked to weigh the risks versus the benefits.
In this activity, museum visitors will be exposed to the term ‘Photonic Crystals’.
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