With many (but not all!) NanoDays events now over, it's time to fill out your reports! The report is available at this link). However, if you're not quite ready to fill out the report just yet but want to read through the questions first, you can download the attached pdf version with all the questions and text from the report.
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Looking for an icebreaker for the beginning of a science café? Or trivia to use on social media sites to help promote your NanoDays events?
Sheets of carbon nanotube material 4 yards wide and 100 yards long! Two kilometer spools of carbon nanotube yarn! Mercedes adjustable tint sunroofs! Mobile phone charging shoulder bags. Powerplastic! All of these were featured at NanoDays in Boston today.
Have you forged a great partnership with a couple of local research centers for your NanoDays 2011 festivities? Plan now to keep the relationship alive and growing beyond April, continuing to serve your audiences, your partners and your home team. It’s easy to do, and the benefits could be HUGE.
Educators from seven museums in Arkansas recently gathered at the Museum of Discovery in Little Rock for a workshop focused on nano education. The attendees came from museums in the Arkansas Discovery Network, a regional network that has been involved with the NISE Network for a number of years.
Our brand new NanoDays promotional video invites learners of all ages to "come see what's so big about the super small!" Invite your visitors to celebrate nano science, engineering, and technology at your NanoDays event! The 30 second video is video is suitable for using as a television commercial or as an embedded video on your organization's website.
Here are some ideas for incorporating nano content into seasonal and annual events all year long: http://www.nisenet.org/seasons Please let us know if you have other suggestions for additions to the calendar!
For NSF's Nanoscale Science and Engineering Grantee Meeting last month, I put together a poster on the NISE Net. It's an overview of what the NISE Net. I find it useful to have this in my office. I can use it as a visual for a quick answer to the question "What is the NISE Net?"