All digital resources for the Museum & Community Partnerships Explore Science - Zoom into Nano kit downlodable as Zip files. The Museum & Community Partnerships Explore Science - Zoom into Nano kits are designed to facilitate new or expanded collaborations with local community partners in an effort to engage underserved audiences about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology.
This guide offers an introduction to collaborations between museums and youth-serving community organizations. While this guide is designed specifically for museums and community organizations, much of the content contained in this document can be applied to all kinds and levels of partnerships. This guide includes an overview of why to collaborate, levels of partnerships, how to start a partnership, and a variety of resources to sustain and deepen your collaborative relationships.
Initially developed by the New York Hall of Science to establish a partnership with a local Boys and Girls Club, this four-week After School Framework designed for children between the ages of 8 to 12 highlights NISE Net activities, demos and programs and provides the children with a basic understanding and appreciation for nanoscale science concepts.
Click2Science Professional Development is an easy-to-use, online training resource for out-of-school-time professionals. Click2Science’s interactive platform builds stronger out-of-school time programs by helping staff deliver quality, well-facilitated STEM activities in a way that “clicks” in the minds of youth.