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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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Online Workshop: What's in Your Explore Science: Earth & Space Toolkit 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

What's in your Explore Science: Earth & Space 2017 Toolkit? This online discussion provides an overview of the hands-on STEM activities in your toolkit, tips for using training materials and forming local collaborations, and suggestions for marketing your events and programs.

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Online Workshop: Tips for Planning Your August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse Event

Friday, January 27, 2017

Planning for Your August 21st, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Event. This online presentation and discussion will cover the science behind the 2017 total solar eclipse that will cross the continental United States from Oregon to South Carolina, and will invite NISE Network partners to share plans and ask questions of experts. 

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Online Workshop: Finding and Collaborating with Astronomy Experts and Volunteers

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Connecting with astronomy and space science experts in your community: amateur astronomers, research scientists, and other experts are often enthusiastic volunteers eager to share their excitement for astronomy with the public. Learn how to find local experts and effectively collaborate with them to strengthen your astronomy and space science programs.

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Online Workshop: Explore Science: Earth & Space Toolkits

Monday, September 12, 2016

Join NISE Network partners for an introduction to the new Space & Earth Informal STEM Education (SEISE) project and learn how your organization can become more involved in this exciting new opportunity. In this online workshop, we'll present a general introduction to the project and an overview of what’s in the new Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits, including information about how to apply and eligibility requirements. These workshops and toolkits are open for both new and existing NISE Network partners located in the United States.

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Online Brown-Bag: Activities and Conversations about Synthetic Biology: The Building with Biology Project (Recorded)

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Learn how you can get involved in a national conversation about synthetic biology! In this online brown-bag conversation, we'll present a general introduction to the fast-growing field of biological engineering and describe a NSF-funded project that brings together professionals from the scientific community and informal science educators to create conversations between synthetic biology scientists and members of the public around the societal implications of this topic.

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Online Brown-Bag: Findings from NISE Net's Public Impact Studies (Recorded)

Monday, October 5, 2015

Come learn about findings from several NISE Net evaluation studies focusing on the Network’s public impacts. In this brown-bag conversation you’ll get (a) a snapshot of the entirety of NISE Net's ten-year public impact, and (b) a description of the kind of impacts that any single institution might have on its visitors.

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Online Brown-Bag: Planning a Museum and Community Partnership Project (Recorded)

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Join this conversation for an introduction to NISE Net’s new Museum and Community Partnerships project, which will support efforts by Network partners to develop or improve existing partnerships with local community-based organizations. Through these partnerships, museums will be able to extend their reach to underserved audiences and help community organizations provide high-quality STEM learning experiences to their audiences. 

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Online Brown-Bag: Making Evaluation Design Decisions: When Basic Evaluation Methods Meet the Real World (Recorded)

Monday, September 21, 2015

Come attend this upcoming brown-bag presentation to learn more about how members of the NISE Net Evaluation Team adapted basic data collection methods to support various phases of NISE Net Evaluation Studies. You'll gain new perspectives on how to implement basic methods and an understanding of factors to consider when applying these methods at your own institution.

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