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NISE Network Program Evaluation Tools

Professional development evaluation tools for educators; includes survey instrument templates and observation forms to facilitate program evaluation.
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Exploring Science Practices: Measure Up

In this activity, young learners and caregivers use measuring tools to investigate foundational scientific concepts like distance, mass, and volume. Try this with a toddler or preschooler!
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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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Static Electricity

Exploring the Universe: Static Electricity

In this activity, learners will discover how static electricity works by building a simplified tool that detects invisible forces on Earth and in space.
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Hide and Seek Moon

Exploring the Solar System: Hide and Seek Moon

In this activity, learners use binoculars to find a hidden object on a Moon poster and learn how cultures around the world have viewed the Moon.
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Leading and Managing the NISE Network: Practical Solutions for Creating a Flexible National Network

Professional development guide for educators, researchers, and network leaders from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
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Building with Biology Evaluation Materials - Survey Instruments

Formative evaluation and survey instruments for Building with Biology events and forums.
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Exploring Tools - Mystery Shapes

In this activity, learners use their sense of touch to investigate hidden objects.
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Exploring Tools - Mitten Challenge

In this activity, learners build a Lego® structure while wearing mittens and discover how difficult it is to build small things when your tools are too big.
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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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Newsletter

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