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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...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

Imagine Our Community 2100

This discussion-based activity encourages participants to imagine their community 80 years into the future using the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Participants will learn about current sustainability initiatives within their community from a local subject matter expert and then...

Project
Sustainability in Science Museums

Exploring the Solar System: Mission to Space board game

In this tabletop board game, players will represent a team of scientists and engineers sending a spacecraft on a mission to space. They'll meet with the surprises, setbacks, and success that accompany every scientific mission. The player who collects enough...

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

SustainABLE Digital Kit

The SustainABLE online kit contains digital copies of everything you you'll need to host your own Sustainability in Science Museums event. Kit contents include planning, marketing and orientation materials, printable banners and poster, and background materials, activity guides and facilitator...

Project
Sustainability in Science Museums
Kit
SustainABLE kit

Water Roll

This hands-on SustainABLE activity is meant to promote conversation about how water is distributed and used, and how we can work together to conserve this limited resource. In different parts of the country, guests may be familiar with different issues...

Project
Sustainability in Science Museums
Kit
SustainABLE kit

My Community

In My Community, museum visitors can draw their neighborhoods and talk about what they like best or least about the places they live. They can check out the Changing Communities, and think of ways these spaces could be improved to...

Project
Sustainability in Science Museums
Kit
SustainABLE kit

High Five for the Future

What can you do today to help create a more sustainable world tomorrow? Visitors to High Five for the Future can write or draw their idea for a sustainable future, and take a photo of themselves high-fiving the future kid...

Project
Sustainability in Science Museums
Kit
SustainABLE kit

Future Builder

The Future Builder sustainability activity challenges visitors to build a tower representing a future community. Each card presents the players with a new part of their community to build—a school, park, gas station, museum, or something else—each with its own...

Project
Sustainability in Science Museums
Kit
SustainABLE kit

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