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NISE Network Guide - Nano Exhibition: Creating a Small-Footprint Exhibition with Big Impact

This guide provides an overview of the Nano small footprint exhibition created by the NISE Network.
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NanoDays Training Materials

Professional development training resources to prepare staff and volunteers to facilitate NanoDays activities.
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Tips Sheets for Engaging Public Audiences

A collection of tips sheets for engaging public audiences in hands-on STEM activities. Specific sheets for: girls, young learners, bilingual audiences, preparing guest speakers, creating conversations, difficult concepts, and accessibility and inclusion.
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Online Workshop Recording: Earth & Space Science for Early Learners

Online professional development workshop recording. Includes May the Fourth Be with you event example at 30 minute point in the video (2019).
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Edu-Cathalon: A facilitation strategies and best practices training video for engaging museum visitors in STEM related content

Professional development training tool to prepare staff and volunteers to facilitate STEM-related activities.
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Museum Presentation: How TO and How NOT TO Interact with Visitors Video Guide

Professional development resources for educators from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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NanoDays: A NISE Network Guide to Creating Activity Kits, Building Communities, and Inspiring Learning

Professional development training tool to prepare staff and volunteers to create their own activity kits, build a community network, create an event, and engage visitors about nanotechnology and other science topics.
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Program Development: A NISE Network Guide to Creating Effective Learning Experiences for Public Audiences

Professional development guide for educators from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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Newsletter

Learn about upcoming opportunities, events, ways to grow professionally, and inspiring stories from network partners.