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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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Imagine Our Community 2100

In this activity, learners are lead through a discussion-based activity and are encouraged to imagine their community 80 years into the future using the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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Exploring the Solar System: Mission to Space board game

In this activity, learners play a board game in which they represent a team of scientists and engineers sending a spacecraft on a mission to space.
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Child smelling balloon using Exploring Size - Scented Balloons NanoDays

NanoDays 2010 Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the NanoDays 2010 kit designed to engage the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.impact on society.
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Let's Do Chemistry safety materials

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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Children and and adult examining color changes in Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry activity

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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Child using tube in water roll SustainABLE activity

SustainABLE Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the SustainABLE kit designed to engage the public in sustainability science.
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Child using tube in water roll SustainABLE activity

Water Roll

In this activity, learners decide how they would distribute water between homes, farms and factories by sliding marbles down a tube into various containers.
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My Community

My Community

In this activity, learners can draw their neighborhoods and talk about what they like best or least about the places they live. Then, learners are challenged to draw potential improvements they'd like to see in their communities.
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High Five for the Future

Promotional graphic signage for sustainability social media photo opp.
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Future Builder

Future Builder

In this activity, learners build a tower representing a future community. Learners will discover how sustainability is a balance of economic, societal, and environmental efforts.
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Sustainability in Science Museums Planning and Promotional Guide

Sustainability in Science Museums Planning and Promotional Guide

Promotional materials for SustainABLE Kit including logos, colors, and graphics in multiple formats.
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family and educator using a biology activity

Building with Biology Event Planning and Marketing Guide

Detailed guide for planning and promoting your Building with Biology event providing an information on event preparation, volunteer recruitment and training, facilitating conversations.
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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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Girl looking at stained glass craft using NanoDays Exploring Materials - Stained-Glass Windows

NanoDays 2015 Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the NanoDays 2015 kit designed to engage the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.impact on society.
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Parents and two children using Exploring Fabrication - Electroplating (NanoDays 2014)

NanoDays 2014 Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the NanoDays 2014 kit designed to engage the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.impact on society.
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Children using Exploring Fabrication - Gummy Capsules

NanoDays 2013 Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the NanoDays 2013 kit designed to engaging the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.impact on society.
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Child using puzzle blocks to make images in Build a Giant Puzzle Block NanoDays activity

NanoDays 2012 Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the NanoDays 2012 kit designed to engage the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.impact on society.
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Person looking at NanoDays Exploring Forces - Static Electricity tube

NanoDays 2011 Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the NanoDays 2011 kit designed to engage the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.impact on society.
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Balloon Carbon Nanotube model - photo from Sciencenter Ithaca NY 2013

NanoDays 2009 Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the NanoDays 2013 kit designed to engage the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.impact on society.
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