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Working with STEM Experts Guide cover including an image of expert  puring a liquid and using a strainer with a girl and her family at a museum public event

Working with STEM Experts: A Guide for Educators in Museums and Other Informal Learning Settings

Professional development guide to help informal STEM educators find, prepare, and work with STEM experts to engage with the public.
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Scientific Image -Nanoscientists Working in a Clean Room

Photographs of scientists working in the Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility.
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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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Partnerships in the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net): A study of partnerships between university scientists and museum professionals (2015)

Publication that describes findings from SRI’s research on Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net)-supported partnerships between university scientists and museum professionals to educate the public about nano-scale science, engineering, and technology ("nano").
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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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Nano and Society Case Study of a Research-to-Practice Partnership between University Scientists and Museum Professionals (2014)

Publication conducted by SRI Education that examined how complex and potentially controversial science ideas are translated for the public through a research-to-practice partnership between university scientists and museum professionals, collaborating to address a problem of educational practice, with mutual benefits.
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Scientist Speed Dating

In this activity, learners and scientists are encouraged to speak with one another, ask questions, and explore specific areas of nanotechnology research and practices through a fun group exercise.
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Making the Most of Broadcast Media Title Card

Making the Most of Broadcast Media Workshop

Professional development guide for scientists from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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A wordy diagram with advice on how to create Stunning Scientific Posters

Creating Stunning Scientific Posters Seminar

Professional development guide for scientists from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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