All Events Archive

Online Brown-Bag: What's Coming in Your NanoDays Kit 2014 (Recorded)

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Have you ever been overwhelmed upon opening your NanoDays kit? Stared into that large brown box with even more smaller boxes inside, wondering "where on earth do I begin?!" Each year, we fill our NanoDays physical kit with more activities and materials, and the 2014 kit will be one of our largest yet! This brown-bag explores the contents of your 2014 NanoDays physical kit. We'll be giving an overview of activities and offering advice for the use of training materials, passing along marketing templates, etc.

Online Brown-Bag: Hosting a Bilingual NanoDays (Recorded)

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

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.

International Year of Crystallography 2014

International Year of Crystallography logo
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 to Wednesday, December 31, 2014

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.

2013 MRS Fall Meeting

Sunday, December 1, 2013 to Friday, December 6, 2013

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.

Online Brown-Bag: Universal Design of Programs Workshop Follow-Up (Recorded)

Monday, October 28, 2013

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.

Online Brown-Bag: Nano for School Groups (Recorded)

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

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.