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Nano Haiku: Outreach

Vrylena Olney

Another haiku by Mike Falvo of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill:

We Struggle to show
The size of a molecule.
Kids wait patiently.

Thanks, Mike!

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Working with Researchers

Vrylena Olney

Photo from the NISE Net Annual Meeting by Emily Maletz Graphic Design At the NISE Net Annual Meeting last September, we asked participants about their favorite nano educational experiences. Many talked about how exciting it is when researchers connect with the public. Here are a few examples of favorite experiences:

  • A researcher giving an engaging talk to the public about their own research in biomineralization. Great to hear current nano update from someone who is involved/passionate.
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Partnering Tips

Vrylena Olney
Jayatri Das of the Franklin Institute with a demo about using nano-iron to clean up groundwater, created in partnership with the Penn State Center for Nanoscale Science. Photo by Emily Maletz Graphic Design. Some tips from informal science education people on finding and partnering with researchers:

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    Nano Haiku: Dancing Molecules

    Vrylena Olney

    Just beyond our reach,
    vibrating perpetually,
    the molecules dance.

    by Mike Falvo of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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    Fall Mixers for Prospective Partners

    Carol Lynn Alpert

    We've already had snow in Boston, and the fall conference season is upon us, with some excellent opportunities for those interested in learning more about researcher - ISE partnership craft. First up on the schedule, the Association of Science-Technology Centers conference, which provides a splendid opportunity to get away to Fort Worth for Halloween (Oct 31 - Nov 3). Not only will the NISE Network be hosting various get-togethers and information-sharing sessions, but other ISE leaders are also tackling the partnership theme - partnering with community organizations, with NIH researchers,...

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    Annual Meeting Photos!

    Vrylena Olney

    NISE Net members prototyped a new twister-style game about scale at our recent Annual Meeting in San Francisco. We'll have it at the ASTC Conference so you can test your knowledge of macro, micro, and nano scales as well as your flexibility.


    Photo by Emily Maletz

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