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Evaluation and Research Reports List

Evaluation is a process used to improve the design and function of educational experiences in informal learning environments and to measure progress toward goals. Research studies are designed to generate findings that will inform the broader field of informal science education.

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Team-Based Inquiry Guide (evaluation capacity building tool)

Professional development guide and evaluation tools for educators and researchers that explain each step of the Team-Based Inquiry (TBI) process and feature ways TBI is used in the NISE Network to improve educational experiences and professional practice.
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Bilingual Forums 2011 Formative Evaluation

Formative evaluation for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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Biomimicry 2010 Formative Evaluation

Formative evaluation for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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The Amazing Nano Brothers Juggling Show Outcome Evaluation

Summative evaluation report for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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Summative Evaluation Study of NanoDays Events (2014)

Summative evaluation report for NanoDays, a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology.
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Explore Science: Earth & Space Activity Toolkits Summative Study (2019)

Summative evaluation study of the Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits examining the number and range of audiences reached by the project, visitor engagement, relevance, science identity, and their understanding around content areas.
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How Small Is Nano? Book and Poster

Posters and banners for the Nanoscale project in various sizes in multiple formats. Formative evaluation and survey instruments for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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Energy Forum 2011 Formative Evaluation

Formative evaluation for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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Alice in Nanoland 2010 Formative Evaluation

Formative evaluation for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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Sharing Science Workshop & Practicum 2009 Summative Evaluation

Summative evaluation report for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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