Step-by-step advice on planning, developing, funding, and maintaining education outreach partnerships between research centers and museums. This 50-page guide is an updated and consolidated version of the 2010 "Small Steps, Big Impact" guide posted on the web at www.risepartnerguide.org.
Small Steps, Big Impact: An Online Guide for Science Museums Developing Partnerships with University-Based Research Centers
This online guidebook offers strategies for science museums to use in developing and carrying out grant-funded education outreach partnerships with university-based researchers and research centers. An abridged, revised, and updated version is available in PDF or booklet form at http://www.nisenet.org/partner_guide Both versions were produced by the Strategic Projects Group at the Museum of Science, Boston, for the NISE Network.
This is a recording of a NISE Network online brown-bag conversation held in 2013. Participants of this brown-bag conversation share what their institutions have done with mini-grant awards to develop partnerships that have allowed them to reach new audiences.
Presented by: Priya Mohabir of the New York Hall of Science and Tim Hecox of the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
For more information, and for a link to the recording, please see the Resources section of this page.