Upcoming Events

Online Brown-Bag: Exhibit Small Talk - Tips for Hosting the Nano Mini-Exhibition: Staff Training

Thursday, July 24, 2014

In this first in a series of brown bags about the Nano mini-exhibition, we take a look at different approaches to training staff and volunteers to work with the Nano mini-exhibition. We will review the NISE Network resources available to assist you as you begin and will also hear from partners about their experience preparing staff for ongoing work with the exhibit.

Online Brown-Bag: Tips and Tricks for Engaging Girls in Museum Programming

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Join NISE Net partners for a conversation on how to better engage girls in museum programing! Presenters will share lessons learned, resources from PBS programing SciGirls and NSF funded Girls RISE (Raising Interest in Science and Engineering) Museum Network, and some specific tips and tricks to better engage girls in upcoming NanoDays 2015 activities.

Online Brown-Bag: Exhibit Small Talk - Tips for Hosting the Nano Mini-Exhibition: Marketing Strategies

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Second in a series of brown bags about the Nano mini-exhibition, we will be discussing strategies for marketing the Nano mini-exhibition. We will go over promotional materials developed by the NISE Network for the exhibit. We will review the development process, and provide ideas on adapting these resources for use by your museum. We will also show examples from partners who have adapted NISE Network materials for use in their Nano advertising.

Online Brown-Bag: Localizing Your NanoDays Kit: Adapting Kit Material for Local Culture and Industry

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

NISE Net partners have adapted NanoDays activities to extend and increase engagement and understanding of nano in their local communities. From creating a series of culturally based activities for camps and school outreach to using kit activities to foster closer relationships with local industry, we'll explore ways to identify the need and what steps these museums have taken to successfully bring nano to their community.

International Year of Light 2015

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Thursday, January 1, 2015 to Thursday, December 31, 2015

The International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies (IYL 2015) is a global initiative that will highlight to the citizens of the world the importance of light and optical technologies in their lives, for their futures, and for the development of society.