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Professional Learning for Educators List

NISE Net has many resources designed specifically for informal educators. These include training materials for our educational products, tools and guides related to engaging public audiences in learning about current science, and information about developing and strengthening collaborations.

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NISE Network General Overview Power Point Presentation Slides

Presentation slides providing an overview of the NISE Network and projects.
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NISE Network Fact Sheets and Brochure for Partners

Fact Sheets and brochures describing the NISE Network and summarizing opportunities.
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Museum & Community Partnerships: Collaboration Guide and additional resources

Professional development guide for educators, researchers, and network leaders from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
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Art Nano: Artists Visualizing the Nanoscale

Summary of approaches for visualizing the nanoscale through a series of artistic ommissions, installations, and residencies in 2006.
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Universal Design of Educational Programs In-Person Workshop Resources

Professional development resources for educators focused on Universal Design of educational programs (2013).
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Program Development: A NISE Network Guide to Creating Effective Learning Experiences for Public Audiences

Professional development guide for educators from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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Public Engagement with Science: A guide to creating conversations among publics and scientists for mutual learning and societal decision-making

Professional development guide to help staff develop activities and implement multi-directional conversations with visitors at Building with Biology events.
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Let's Do Chemistry! Changing Attitudes about Chemistry Video

Video for educators and scientists summarizing the ChemAttitudes project and Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry activities and events.
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Bilingual Audiences Workshop Resources

In June 2013, NISE Net partners representing twenty informal education centers around the country explored how to better engage Hispanic/Latino audiences with nanoscale science, technology, and engineering. Workshop resources include the agenda, information on sheltered instruction, presentation slides, TBI resources, and workshop handouts.
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Guidelines for the Design and Use of Scale Ladders

Professional development training tool to prepare staff and volunteers to facilitate activities that use scale ladders and diagrams to explain how extraordinary small nano is.


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