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NanoDays Training Materials

Professional development training resources to prepare staff and volunteers to facilitate NanoDays activities.
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REU Science Communication Workshop Planning & Implementation Guide

Professional development materials designed to enhance the science communication skills of undergraduate students participating in research programs such as NSF's Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) programs.
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Sharing Science Workshop & Practicum Planning & Implementation Guide

Professional development guide for scientists from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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Engaging the Public in Nano Key Concepts

Professional development guide for educators on Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion (DEAI) Booklet

Tools for engaging communities and incorporating DEAI practices into informal STEM projects. The tools, practices, and project examples are designed to support NISE Network partner efforts in making their experiences more relevant and inclusive in order to promote a more equitable STEM future in our local communities.
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Online Workshop Recording: Engaging audiences in the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope - Part 1

Online professional development workshop recording about resources to engage the public in events around the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope (2021).
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Online Workshop Recording: Learn about an opportunity to participate in a sustainability fellowship in 2021/2022 Part 2

Online professional development workshop recording for the 2021-2022 NISE Network Sustainability Fellowship program, Part 2 (2021).
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Online Workshop Recording: Learn about an opportunity to participate in a sustainability fellowship in 2021/2022 Part 1

Online professional development workshop recording for the 2021-2022 NISE Network Sustainability Fellowship program, Part 1 (2021).
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Tips Sheets for Engaging Public Audiences

A collection of tips sheets for engaging public audiences in hands-on STEM activities. Specific sheets for: girls, young learners, bilingual audiences, preparing guest speakers, creating conversations, difficult concepts, and accessibility and inclusion.
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Earth & Space Solar System Trading Cards Training Games

Professional development training tool solar system card games to prepare staff and volunteers to facilitate Earth and space science activities.
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Newsletter

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