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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, v.5.0

Professional development guide for scientists from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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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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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
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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
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Tips Sheets for Engaging Public Audiences

A collection of tips sheets for engaging public audiences in hands-on STEM activities.
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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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Edu-Cathalon

Edu-Cathalon: A facilitation strategies and best practices training video for engaging museum visitors in STEM related content

Professional development training tool to prepare staff and volunteers to facilitate STEM-related activities.
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Gum and Chocolate

Gum and Chocolate

In this activity, learners practice observation and prediction skills as they experience an interesting chemical reaction by chewing chocolate and gum at the same time.
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Atoms to Atoms training card game

Atoms to Atoms Card Game - training guide and materials

In this training exercise, learners will play a game where they assign descriptive terms to chemistry-related phrases and discuss why they feel that way.
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Chem-Attitudes with Dr. Braxton Hazelby

Chem-Attitudes with Dr. Braxton Hazelby facilitation training video

Promotional materials for Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry activities including a facilitation training video.
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Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry Facilitator Training Materials

Professional development training tools and videos to prepare staff and volunteers to facilitate the Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry activities.
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Professional Development and Training Materials

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 training videos

Training videos for each of the Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry hands-on activities.
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Online Workshop Recording: What's in Your 2018 Explore Science: Earth & Space Toolkit

Online professional development workshop recording.
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Online Workshop: Learn More About the 2018 Explore Science: Earth & Space Toolkit

Online professional development workshop recording.
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Online Workshop: Join the Eclipse Party! What are You Doing to Celebrate the August 21st, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse?

Online professional development workshop recording.
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Museum Presentation: How TO and How NOT TO Interact with Visitors Video Guide

Professional development resources for educators from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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Online Workshop: What's in Your Explore Science: Earth & Space Toolkit 2017

Online professional development workshop recording.
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Activity Overview slides (with presenter notes)

Explore Science: Earth and Space Toolkit Activity Overview slides (with presenter notes)

Professional development orientation slides to prepare staff and volunteers to facilitate Explore Science: Earth and Space Toolkit activities.
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NISE Network Nano Professional Impacts Evaluation executive summary page 1

NISE Network Nanoscale Science Professional Impacts Summative Evaluation (2016)

Summative evaluation study explores how involvement with the NISE Network impacts an individual professional’s sense of community, learning about nano, and use of nano educational products and practices.
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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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Online Workshop Nano Brown-Bag: Findings from the Professional Impacts Summative Evaluation

Online professional development workshop recording.
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Science Writing Workshop: How to tell a story, How to conduct an interview

Science Writing Workshop: How to tell a story, How to conduct an interview

Professional development guide for scientists from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
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Learn about upcoming opportunities, events, ways to grow professionally, and inspiring stories from network partners.