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Museum & Community Partnerships: Collaboration Guide and additional resources

Professional development guide for educators, researchers, and network leaders from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
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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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Team-Based Inquiry Guide (evaluation capacity building tool)

Professional development guide and evaluation tools for educators and researchers that explain each step of the Team-Based Inquiry (TBI) process and feature ways TBI is used in the NISE Network to improve educational experiences and professional practice.
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A Guide to Building Partnerships Between Science Museums and University-Based Research Centers

Professional development guide for scientists from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education 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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NanoDays Planning Guide

Professional development guide for educators on planning and promoting a NanoDays event.
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Small Steps, Big Impact: An Online Guide for Science Museums Developing Partnerships with University-Based Research Centers

Professional development guide for educators, researchers, and network leaders from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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NISE Network Nano Logo and Promotional Photos

Promotional materials for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Network) project featuring logos and images; archive of materials from 2008.
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Bringing Nano to the Public: A Collaboration Opportunity for Researchers and Museums

Professional development guide for scientists from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
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Public Forums Manual

Training guide for planning and holding public forum events.
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NISE Network Program and Activity Templates

Professional development resources for educators from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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Universal Design Guidelines: Exhibits

Professional development guide for educators, researchers, and network leaders from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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NISE Network Program Evaluation Tools

Professional development evaluation tools for educators; includes survey instrument templates and observation forms to facilitate program evaluation.
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NanoDays Promotional Material and Logos

Promotional materials for NanoDays activities including logos, colors, and graphics in multiple formats.
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Science Cafe Guide

Professional development guide for educators on hosting an event that brings scientists and the public together in an informal setting.
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Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry Professional Development and Training Materials; Framework and Strategies Guide

Professional development training tools and orientation slides to prepare staff and volunteers to facilitate the Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry activities.
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Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry Safety Guide

Professional development training tool to prepare staff and volunteers to facilitate the Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry activities.
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Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry Event Planning and Promotion Guide

Professional development resources to prepare staff and volunteers to host your Let's Do Chemistry event.
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Leading and Managing the NISE Network: Practical Solutions for Creating a Flexible National Network

Professional development guide for educators, researchers, and network leaders from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
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Evaluating the NISE Network: Reflections from the Evaluation Workgroup

This NISE Net Evaluation Team document goes into specifics of how we set up our team, what impacts we decided to measure, and what methods we used to collect data on a national scale. It also talks about ethical considerations we took into account and how we shared our work with multiple audiences.
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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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Exhibitionist Journal article - Nano: Creating an Exhibition that is Inclusive of Multiple and Diverse Audiences

Publication focused on the Nano exhibition inclusive approach to diverse audiences in the *Exhibitionist*, a journal of reflective practice published by the National Association for Museum Exhibition (NAME), a Professional Network of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM).
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Team Based Inquiry (TBI) Cohort (2015) organizations describe their evaluation capacity-building projects

Evaluation capacity building tool Team Based Inquiry (TBI) project summaries.
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Team Based Inquiry (TBI) Cohort (2014) organizations describe their evaluation capacity-building projects

Evaluation capacity building tool Team Based Inquiry (TBI) project summaries.
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Learn about upcoming opportunities, events, ways to grow professionally, and inspiring stories from network partners.