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Online Workshop: Reconnect and re-engage with the NISE Network - an overview of projects and time to reconnect

June 8, 2021
Online Workshop: Reconnect and re-engage with the NISE Network - an overview of projects and time to reconnect Tuesday, June 8, 2021; 2 - 3pm Eastern / 11am - 12pm Pacific
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Online Workshop: Engaging audiences in the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope

May 4, 2021
Online Workshop: Engaging Audiences in the Launch of the James Webb Space Telescope
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Online Workshop: Learn about an opportunity to participate in a sustainability fellowship in 2021/2022

February 9, 2021
Learn more about the Sustainability in Science and Technology Museums Fellowship from past fellows, and hear how sustainability is related to your own organization.
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Online Workshop: The COVID-19 Vaccine: What role can museums play in the rollout of the new vaccine?

February 2, 2021
What role can and should museums play in the rollout of the new vaccine? Drawing upon the expertise of our guest presenters, this workshop will focus on effective communication strategies around the importance of vaccinations and how to address some common misconceptions and what role museums can play in educating their communities about the vaccine.
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Online Workshop: Preparing for NASA Perseverance's landing on Mars

January 26, 2021
The NISE Network runs a series of free online workshops to increase the number of professional development opportunities available to our partners, and create more channels for partners to share their work and learn from each other directly. Online Workshop...
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Online Workshop: Learn about an opportunity to participate in a sustainability fellowship in 2021/2022

January 12, 2021
The NISE Network runs a series of free online workshops to increase the number of professional development opportunities available to our partners, and create more channels for partners to share their work and learn from each other directly. Online Workshop...
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Online Workshop: Learn about how to get involved with a new community science project around heat waves, sea level rise, extreme precipitation, and drought

December 1, 2020
Through forums and citizen science projects, museums participating in the Citizen Science, Civics, and Resilient Communities (CSCRC) project engage the public in active learning and resilience planning around heat waves, sea level rise, extreme precipitation, and drought. Join to learn more details about how to apply to be one of 20 sites that will be selected to receive a small stipend to host a science-to-civics campaign.
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Online Workshop: The Science behind the 2020 Explore Science: Earth and Space Toolkit B – Surviving in Space

November 17, 2020
As NASA plans its return to the Moon and further human exploration into the solar system, how will astronauts be protected from the hazards of space? This online workshop covers the science behind the Moon Adventure Game and several of the 2020 Explore Science: Earth & Space Toolkit B activities.
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Online Workshop: Moon Adventure Game - An introduction to a new challenge-based game for science and children's museums

October 27, 2020
Game players will work together to solve a series of challenges grounded in real science about living and doing research on the Moon. Members of the team that developed the game will introduce the game's learning objectives, provide an overview of the materials and professional development resources, and prototype testers will share their experiences including adaptations for early childhood visitors.
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POSTPONED - Online Workshop: The Science behind the 2020 Explore Science: Earth and Space Toolkit B – Virtual tour of a NASA MoonLab

October 13, 2020
How do engineers and scientists prepare to return to the moon? By placing 6 tons of simulated lunar regolith in one of the coolest "sandboxes" on Earth. This online workshop covers the science behind several of the 2020 Explore Science: Earth & Space Toolkit B activities that focus on the Moon followed by a virtual tour of NASA's MoonLab.
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Online Workshop: Museum school outreach and fields trips in the time of COVID uncertainty

September 29, 2020
The 2020-2021 school year is bound to look different than it has in past years as some schools have already moved to online learning. Given the uncertainty of the next few months what role can NISE Network partner organizations play with their local school's outreach and/or virtual field trips?
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Online Workshop: Lessons learned from a summer of physically distanced Earth and space public engagement

September 15, 2020
In light of the impact of COVID-19 on all of our communities, NISE Network partners were forced to re-imagine and create new ways to engage their audiences in Earth and space programming using the Explore Science: Earth and Space toolkit activities.
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Online Workshop: NISE Network Partner Reopening Strategies PART 2

June 30, 2020
As shutdowns and restrictions across the country are gradually being lifted and museums begin to reopen their doors and engage their communities, how are NISE Network partner organizations faring? Join us for part 2 of our Reopening Strategies online workshop and hear from a few NISE Network Partner organizations on their lessons learned and experiences from reopening.
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Online Workshop: NISE Network Partner Reopening Strategies PART 1

May 26, 2020
Over the past month(s), shutdowns have caused our institutions to rethink and redesign the ways in which we engage our communities. What can your organization do to make visitors feel safe, and how can you protect the health and safety of your staff? Which programs and events will you continue to offer virtually, and which programs will you be able to responsibly offer in-person? Join us for an informal discussion on strategies and approaches to navigating the reopening of our doors to the communities we love to serve.
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Online Workshop: Virtual Camps and Strategies to Reach Underserved Communities and Underrepresented Groups (Recorded)

May 5, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 impact on all of our communities we’re hosting an online discussion with our NISE Network partners to share resources and strategies around launching digital summer camps and engaging and supporting our underserved and underrepresented communities.
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Online Workshop: Celebrating Earth Day 2020 at Home (Recorded)

April 7, 2020
Earth Day celebrations will look a little different this year as we all try our best to practice social distancing and protect the health of local communities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us to learn more about how we can all get a little creative and still celebrate this year's 50th anniversary of Earth Day!
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NISE Network Online Informal Get-Together: Sharing Resources & Strategies for Engaging & Supporting Our Communities during COVID-19 (Recorded)

March 31, 2020
your fellow NISE Net partners for an informal online get-together to share resources and strategies for engaging and supporting our communities.
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Online Workshop: The Science Behind the 2020 Explore Science: Earth and Space Toolkit – Asteroid Mining (Part 3) (Recorded)

March 24, 2020
In the future, asteroids and dwarf planets in our solar system could become new sources for materials used in manufacturing, energy production, or supporting humans living in space. But before scientists and engineers can start mining, we as a society need to consider how mining asteroids might change our lives, now and into the future. This online workshop will cover the science behind the Asteroid Mining activity from the 2020 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit.
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Online Workshop: Sustainability and Museum Visitors: Exhibits, Programs, and Other Ways to Engage the Public (Part 3) (Recorded)

March 3, 2020
This online workshop will share successful approaches for engaging museum guests in learning about sustainability. Presenters will introduce key concepts related to sustainability and share ways that NISE Network partners are integrating sustainability into exhibits, programs, and other public-facing museum experiences.
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Online Workshop: Sustainability and Museum Operations: Practices, Partnerships, and Resources to Help Your Organization Become More Sustainable (Part 2) (Recorded)

February 25, 2020
This online workshop will help your organization "walk the walk" when it comes to sustainability. Presenters will share specific steps museums can take, from integrating sustainability into their policy and governance to greening their facilities and operations.
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Online Workshop: Sustainability in Museums Around the World: Working Together to Create a Sustainable Future (Part 1) (Recorded)

February 18, 2020
Join us to learn how museums around the world are engaging their staff, visitors, and communities in creating a sustainable future. Presenters will provide an overview of sustainability, explain its relevance to museums, and highlight examples of sustainability in different museums.
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Online Workshop: The Science Behind the 2020 Explore Science: Earth and Space Toolkit – Using Your Toolkit to Present the Life Cycle of Stars (Part 2) (Recorded)

February 11, 2020
Stars have an interesting story to tell—but where can you start with your visitors? This online workshop will cover the science behind two of the 2020 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit activities – Star Formation and Nebula Spin Art. Guest content experts will discuss how to use the activities on their own or together to introduce the life cycles of stars and their amazing diversity.
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Online Workshop: The Science Behind the 2020 Explore Science: Earth and Space Toolkit – Virtual Tour of a NASA Mission Prototyping and Testing Lab (Part 1) (Recorded)

February 4, 2020
This online workshop will cover the science behind two of the 2020 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit activities – Design, Build, Test and Mission to Space. After a brief overview of each activity and its resources, our guest presenter, George Gorospe, a research and control systems engineer at NASA Ames Research Center, will show us his lab and answer your questions.
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Online Workshop: Using Your Explore Science: Earth & Space Toolkit Outdoors: Practical Advice for Collaborations and Logistical Aspects (Recorded)

December 10, 2019
Are you interested in using your Explore Science Earth & Space toolkit in an outdoor setting such as at a beach or on a guided canoe trip? Presenters will share some best practices, strategies, and logistical tips for outdoor programming, including resources for establishing local partnerships to help develop your own outdoor programming using the Explore Science: Earth and Space toolkits.
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Online Workshop: Programming for Audiences with Special Needs (Recorded)

November 19, 2019
Join us for a conversation on how to design and adapt experiences for audiences with diverse and special needs. Presenters will discuss practices, partnerships, and experiences on programming for neurodiverse, deaf, blind, and visually-impaired audiences. Participants should leave feeling more confident in beginning to think about how to best reach, serve, and design for audiences that may not otherwise be best served by current programming.
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