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ASTC Annual Conference 2017

Saturday, October 21, 2017 to Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The NISE Network will have a booth and other professional development opportunities at the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) annual conference.

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Solar Eclipse - August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

Learn about resources for hosting your solar eclipse 2017 event including planning ahead, activities, maps, live streaming, and more.

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Visitor Studies Association Conference 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 to Saturday, July 22, 2017

The Visitor Studies Association (VSA) seeks proposals for session presentations and workshops for the 2017 conference in Columbus, OH July 18-22. 

VSA seeks to foster a sense of community among its members, who gather once a year to pose intriguing questions, explore diverse opinions, debate controversial issues, challenge assumptions and share their successes and their struggles—in essence, to learn from one another.

This year's theme, New Pathways in Visitor Studies, we invite conference attendees to look both within and beyond our field for new ways to think about...

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NISE Network Online Workshops

Online Workshop: Working through Difficult Concepts in the Explore Science: Earth and Space Toolkit

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The NISE Network runs a series of free online workshops focused on helping partners share their work and learn from others in the Network. The aim of the online workshops is to increase the number of professional development opportunities available to our partners and create more channels for Network partners to learn from each other directly.

Working through Difficult Concepts in the Explore Science: Earth and Space Toolkit

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
2pm - 3pm EDT / 11am - 12pm PDT

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Online Workshop: The Science Behind the Earth and Space Toolkit: The Changing Earth

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The online presentation and discussion will cover the science behind three of the Explore Science: Earth & Space 2017 toolkit activities - Rising Seas, Investigating Clouds, and Orbiting Objects. Space scientist and science educator will facilitate discussions around rising seas, cloud distribution and formation, and the Earth's gravity.  We will also discuss how to use the NISE Net’s NASA Wavelength lists to enhance or extend interactions with visitors.

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Online Workshop: The Science Behind the Earth and Space Toolkit: Astrobiology - Searching for Life

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

This online presentation and discuss will cover the science behind three of the Explore Science: Earth & Space 2017 toolkit activities - Ice Orbs, Imagining Life, and Pocket Solar System. Astrophysicist and science educator will also lead a discussion about astrobiology and the search for life in the universe. We will also discuss how to use the NISE Net’s NASA Wavelength lists to enhance or extend interactions with visitors.

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Explore Science: Earth & Space Four-Week Online Professional Development Workshop

Sunday, February 12, 2017 to Thursday, March 9, 2017

As part of receiving the 2017 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit, your education staff is eligible to participate in a free 4-week online professional development workshop, taking place February 13 – March 10, 2017. This workshop, presented in partnership with the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, will prepare educators to present the toolkit activities to public audiences. While the toolkit itself already includes everything needed to present the activities, this optional extended online workshop experience will provide more in-depth training, exclusive access to guest scientists, and connections with colleagues at other museums who are also implementing the toolkit activities at their institutions. 

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