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Women's Rights and Sustainability

In this guided conversation, teens will use a set of issues and character cards to consider the importance of women’s rights to sustainability. They learn that creating an equitable society with equal rights and access to opportunities for all will have...

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Sustainability in Science Museums

Ecosystem Engineers

This museum field trip program for grades 4 and 5 explores the idea that humans can engineer positive changes to our environment through sustainable behaviors and ecologically informed decision-making. Ecosystem engineers are organisms that make significant changes to their environment...

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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...

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Watch and Create! Creativity For Sustainability

In this activity, children and adults work together to explore their relationship with technology and examine ways to make sustainable media consumption choices. 

Participants watch a short clip of a cartoon, then try a creative challenge to turn time spent...

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Sustainable Futures logos

Promotional logos, colors, and specs for Sustainable Futures programs - two sets of logos one more suitable for public-facing programs and audiences and one designed for professional audiences.

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Survival: A Game Show about People, Planet, and Prosperity

The Survival game show is a public program that's all about working together to create a better future. It introduces the idea that a sustainable future involves meeting the social, environmental and economic needs of all people without damaging the...

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Games for the Future

Games for the Future is a set of activities designed to engage participants in futures thinking and learning about the UN’s Global Goals for sustainable development. The games include:

  • Cards for Humanity, where players brainstorm ways that members of their...
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Sustainable Futures collection of public programs

A collection of public programs exploring sustainable futures.  

Each program in the collection includes a complete set of digital resources, including instructions for preparing the program supplies, printing your own graphics to use with the public, and training material for...

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Sustainability Professional Development Resources

Sustainability means healthy people, communities, and environments, now and in the future. The NISE Network has created a variety of professional development resources for museums and similar cultural organizations. 


PLANNING TOOLS

  • What is Sustainability? Overview of sustainability for museums and...
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