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Leading and Managing the NISE Network: Practical Solutions for Creating a Flexible National Network

The Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net) created a national community of researchers and informal science educators dedicated to fostering public awareness, engagement, and understanding of nanoscale science, engineering, and technology ("nano"). This NISE Network guide was created to share what the leadership of the NISE Net did to create this national supportive network whose scope and scale were unprecedented in the science museum field. It focuses on 1) enduring values upon which the Network was built, 2) ongoing changes in structure and activities that were...

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NISE Network Program Evaluation Tools

The NISE Network program evaluation tools include guidelines and templates to facilitate program evaluation.

The NISE Net Guidelines for Collecting and Handling Data document outlines general guidelines for collecting and handling Team Based Inquiry (TBI) data. The guide was created for the NISE Network's 2012 Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocol as a part of the Human Subjects Research training for NISE Net partners.

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Building with Biology Evaluation Materials - Survey Instruments

Welcome to the Building with Biology project! The evaluation letter contained here explains both the required and optional reporting of your Building with Biology event, and includes links to further online resources and contact information for any questions you might have on the evaluation for this project. Also included are the event evaluation survey and the forum survey form, to be completed by event participants, as well as a facilitator sign-up sheet. This sign-up sheet will allow you to keep track of contact information for staff and volunteers who attended event orientation...

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Exploring Tools - Mystery Shapes

"Exploring Tools - Mystery Shapes" is a hands-on activity in which visitors use their sense of touch to investigate hidden objects. They learn that researchers use special tools, including scanning probe microscopes, to detect and make images of nanoscale objects.

"Explore Science - Zoom into Nano Mystery Shapes" (2016) version designed for groups and community outreach.

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Exploring Tools - Mitten Challenge (NanoDays 2011)

"Exploring Tools - Mitten Challenge" is a hands on activity in which visitors build a Lego® structure while wearing mittens. They learn that it is difficult to build small things when your tools are too big.

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