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Zoom Into a Computer Chip posters

This poster features an illustration of a computer chip across ten orders of magnitude, from the computer chip to the atoms of which it is made. Using the conventions of visual perspective the image travels in one continuous "landscape" from...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Zoom Into a Butterfly Wing poster

This illustration shows a butterfly's wing across ten orders of magnitude, from the butterfly to the atoms of which it is made. Using the conventions of visual perspective the image travels in one continuous "landscape" from the human scale at...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Zoom Into the Human Bloodstream poster

This illustration shows the circulatory system across 10 orders of magnitude. Using the conventions of visual perspective the image travels in one continuous "landscape" from the human scale at the top to the atomic scale in the foreground. Placing objects...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Scale Ladder

Scale ladders are diagrams that can quickly convey the size of the nanoscale by showing how objects are related by size. Using existing research on understanding size and scale, the Visualization Laboratory carried out a series of experiments to develop...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

Watch and Create! Creativity For Sustainability

In this activity, children and adults work together to explore their relationship with technology and examine ways to make sustainable media consumption choices. 

Participants watch a short clip of a cartoon, then try a creative challenge to turn time spent...

Project
Sustainability in Science Museums

Games for the Future

Games for the Future is a set of activities designed to engage participants in futures thinking and learning about the UN’s Global Goals for sustainable development. The games include:

  • Cards for Humanity, where players brainstorm ways that members of their...
Project
Sustainability in Science Museums

Exploring the Universe: Nebula Spin Art

In this activity, participants will learn about how gigantic clouds of gas and dust in space, called nebulas, are formed. They'll create their own colorful model nebula using paint and a spinner. Because of the unique quantities and locations of...

Project
Space and Earth Informal STEM Education Project
Kit
Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit

NASA Exoplanet Travel Posters

These vintage-style travel posters were produced by NASA to spur the imagination about newly discovered exoplanets (planets beyond our solar system). Use the link to NASA's Exoplanet Travel Bureau below for free, high-res printable posters for your Earth and Space event.

Project
Space and Earth Informal STEM Education Project
Kit
Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit

Nature of Dye

"Nature of Dye" allows participants to create their own dyes and art while exploring how chemicals interact, and how these interactions can have real-world applications. Participants predict, observe, and share what they notice as they experiment with the dye. What's...

Project
ChemAttitudes
Kit
Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry kit

Exploring the Universe: Filtered Light

"Exploring the Universe: Filtered Light" demonstrates how scientists can use telescopes and other tools to capture and filter different energies of light to study the universe. Most objects in the universe are so distant from us that we can only...

Project
Space and Earth Informal STEM Education Project
Kit
Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit

Frankenstein200 Digital Kit

These files contain the complete Frankenstein200 digital kit. This includes all planning and promotional materials; the hands-on activity guides, facilitator guides, and associated graphics and information sheets; facilitator orientation materials and training videos; and pre-made marketing materials, as well as...

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Frankenstein200
Kit
Frankenstein kit

Frankenstein200 L.I.F.E. Adventure Guide 

This "L.I.F.E. Adventure Guide" will guide participants to each of your events three categories of activities (or "L.I.F.E. Divisions"): the Bioengineering Division, the Robotics Division, and the Responsible Innovation Division.

For those familiar with other NISE projects, the Adventure Guide...

Project
Frankenstein200
Kit
Frankenstein kit

Frankenstein200 Planning and Promotional Materials

Welcome to the Frankenstein200 project!

The downloadable welcome letter covers the basics of the Frankenstein200 project and kit, as well as the evaluation and reporting requirements for institutions that received a physical kit. The letter also includes a full list of...

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Frankenstein200
Kit
Frankenstein kit

Frankenstein200 Overview Slides, Notes, and Outline Printout

This product is an overview presentation of the Frankenstein200 project. It covers the project background, a brief history of Mary Shelley and her novel Frankenstein, the Frankenstein200 event, the toolkit and each of the included hands-on activities, as well...

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Frankenstein200
Kit
Frankenstein kit

Frankenstein200 Promo Photos

These sample photos can be used in the promotional or press materials for your Frankenstein200 events!

Project
Frankenstein200
Kit
Frankenstein kit

Frankenstein200 Style Guide, Palettes, Fonts, and Logos

Start with the comprehensive style guide! This guide demonstrates how you can use the downloadable fonts, logos, and palettes to create your own event and promotional materials.

Fonts, logos, and palettes are available for both Frankenstein200 and Frankenstein200 L.I.F.E.

Also included are...

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Frankenstein200
Kit
Frankenstein kit

Frankenstein200 Activity Training Videos

These videos cover each of the Frankenstein200 hands-on activities. They will walk facilitators through the steps for setting up and running each activity, as well as the activities' backgrounds and learning objectives. Activity booklets and facilitator guides can be found on...

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Frankenstein200
Kit
Frankenstein kit

Spark of Life

In this activity, learners will create a battery from two kinds of metal and their own body! This activity is designed to prompt conversation and reflection about responsible innovation, inspired by themes raised in Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein.

Project
Frankenstein200
Kit
Frankenstein kit

Scribble Bot

In this activity, learners make a toy bot with a surprising ability: it scribbles on a sheet of paper. The activity is designed to prompt conversation and reflection about responsible innovation, inspired by themes raised in Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein.

Project
Frankenstein200
Kit
Frankenstein kit

Monster Mask

In this activity, learners make a mask with a special feature: an LED bulb that lights up. The activity is designed to prompt conversation and reflection about responsible innovation, inspired by themes raised in Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein.

Project
Frankenstein200
Kit
Frankenstein kit

Frankentoy

In this activity, learners make a “creature” by mixing and matching different parts of toys. The activity is designed to prompt conversation and reflection about responsible innovation, inspired by themes raised in Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein.

Project
Frankenstein200
Kit
Frankenstein kit

Dough Creature

In this activity, learners make a creature out of conductive dough and use it to create an electrical circuit. The activity is designed to prompt conversation and reflection about responsible innovation, inspired by themes raised in Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein.

Project
Frankenstein200
Kit
Frankenstein kit

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