Interested in how to host a bilingual NanoDays event? This conversation provides insight on how institutions can offer bilingual programming and reach underserved audiences with NISE Net resources. A variety of partners from around the country highlighted past and upcoming bilingual NanoDays events, focusing on methods for recruiting floor facilitators and marketing techniques that aim to welcome new visitors.
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The International Year of Crystallography 2014 (IYCr2014) commemorates not only the centennial of X-ray diffraction, which allowed the detailed study of crystalline material, but also the 400th anniversary of Kepler’s observation in 1611 of the symmetrical form of ice crystals, which began the wider study of the role of symmetry in matter.
Each year, MRS holds two international meetings, one in Boston in the fall and the other in San Francisco in the spring. The NISE Net participates in these meetings in a variety of ways, holding workshops, professional development sessions, outreach activities, and bringing new scientists into the network.
It's that time of year to cook and eat until your heart's content. Will nanotechnology make an appearance on your plate this year? Maybe! We'll discuss how nano and food intersect. Plus, we'll demonstrate how to make your own gummy worms on the cheap and how to take the demo home and wow your dinner guests!
As a follow-up for those who participated in the universal design workshop, this online brown bag conversation explores what some institutions have done to make their educational programs more universally designed. Participants discuss lessons learned as they implement universal design or team-based inquiry in their own institution, share resources, and hear about successful approaches used by other institutions.
Interested in discovering new ways to introduce nanoscience and nanotechnology? This conversation discusses ways to incorporate nano into your programming for school groups. Discussion includes best practices and tips for designing single short interaction modules that work well on field trips and afterschool programs. If you're thinking about applying for a mini-grant, this will be a great opportunity to discover new ideas and learn about programs serving school groups that have been funded by NISE mini-grants.
In the Fall of 2013 he NISE Network hosted seven meetings at multiple locations throughout the United States to increase the capacity of NISE Network partners to engage the public in nanoscience, engineering, and technology. Attendance at the Regional Meetings was invitation-only due to space and budgetary limitations.