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Tips Sheets for Engaging Public Audiences

This collection of tips sheets offer basic tips for engaging public audiences in hands-on activities. They include resources for engaging with young learners, girls and bilingual audiences, tips for accessibility, inclusion and engagement in museums, tips for engaging visitors in...

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Network wide
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Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit
Building with Biology kit
NanoDays kit

Explore Science: Earth & Space Strategies for addressing common misconceptions videos

It can be challenging to know what ideas and experiences learners already have when they visit an informal education venue. What facilitation approaches will help them build productive and deep conceptual learning about Earth and space science? When educators anticipate...

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

Explore Science: Tips for leading hands-on activities

These simple reference sheets offer basic tips for leading the hands-on activities in your toolkit. The "Tips for leading hands-on activities" sheet includes suggestions for engaging and encouraging visitors, as well as for handling difficult concepts and misconceptions. The "Tips for guest speakers"...

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

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