NISE Network Blog
The NISE Net Network-Wide Meeting was held in San Francisco on October 26 - 28, 2010 and included a number of concurrent sessions and workshops (see the full list of workshops and sessions). Some of the presenters and organizers have graciously offered to make their presentations, handouts, or other resources from their workshops and sessions available to the larger Network through the Nano Bite blog. The following materials are from the Team-Based Evaluation Session led by Christine Reich and Amy Grack Nelson.
Just a few weeks ago, the NISE Net hosted its Network-Wide Meeting in San Francisco (October 26 - 28, 2010). There were three keynote talks during the first morning of the meeting, and all three presenters have graciously agreed to share their presentations with the Network here.
We didn't have room in the latest newsletter to include all the different links and interesting resources related to the 2010 Nobel Prize award for work on graphene. If you missed it in the newsletter, or are just looking for even more graphene information, keep reading:
Informal Education and Signature Initiatives are part of the draft NNI Strategic Plan online in November for Public Comment
An excellent source of online resources for public engagement is the National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation (NCDD)
The online application for 2011 NanoDays kits is now live! The NISE Network renewal is exciting for many reasons – not the least of which is the continuation of NanoDays as the signature public outreach event for nanoscale science and technology. As we move into this second 5-year period, the NISE Net team will continue to develop and distribute high quality, hands-on activities for informal educators and research outreach specialists for public engagement about nano.
Small Steps; Big Impact: A guide for science museum leaders developing partnerships with university based research centers has been published online at risepartnerguide.org. The online format facilitates visitors in selecting topics of greatest interest and it will allow th