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Museum & Community Partnerships: Collaboration Guide and additional resources

This guide offers an introduction to collaborations between museums and youth-serving community organizations. While this guide is designed specifically for museums and community organizations, much of the content contained in this document can be applied to all kinds and levels...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
Explore Science: Zoom into Nano kit

Team-Based Inquiry Guide (evaluation capacity building tool)

Evaluation capacity building tools and resources. 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 effectively engage public and...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

NanoDays Training Materials

Staff and Volunteer training materials for NanoDays including orientation slides and materials as well as videos on best practices for how to interact with museum visitors.

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

NanoDays Planning Guide

Professional development guide for educators planning a NanoDays event including event planning calendar, finding collaborators, training staff and volunteers, and marketing materials. Also includes a welcome letter (with materials list) and the planning and marketing guide included in the NanoDays physical kit...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

NISE Network Nano Logo and Promotional Photos

Archive of logos, language and imagery for the 2008 Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network and guides on usage and permissions for the nanoscale science project - useful for NanoDays and Nano exhibition.

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

Public Forums Manual

Public forums offer participants the opportunity to engage in thoughtful conversations about important issues regarding the potential societal and ethical implications of topics in current science, technology, and engineering. They provide a way for people with diverse views and backgrounds...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
Building with Biology kit
NanoDays kit

NISE Network Program and Activity Templates

The NISE Network program and activity templates package includes tools for developing educational programs: a lesson plan template, NanoDays activity guide template, slideshow presentation template, peer review guidelines, and Universal Design checklist.

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

NanoDays Promotional Material and Logos

We've put together resources to help you promote your NanoDays event and other nano educational activities. A collection of NISE Net press photos can also be found in the Media - Promotional Materials section of the nisenet.org website. For questions...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

Science Cafe Guide

Guide to hosting an event that brings scientists and the public together in an informal setting.

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry Safety Guide

Review these materials before training, demonstrating, or facilitating the Let's Do Chemistry activities. See the activity and facilitator guides for additional suggestions and safety tips.

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ChemAttitudes
Kit
Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry kit

Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry Event Planning and Promotion Guide

Welcome to your Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry toolkit! This section contains everything you will need to begin planning and promoting your Let's Do Chemistry event. The downloadable planning and promotion guide will walk you through your event. Also included...

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ChemAttitudes
Kit
Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry kit

Evaluating the NISE Network: Reflections from the Evaluation Workgroup

At the end of the NISE Network’s 10th year, the Evaluation workgroup created a reflection document to describe how we managed the evaluation of the NISE Network, one of the largest informal education networks ever formed. This document goes into...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Newsletter

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