ISCSMD Toolkit

Here are some resources to help promote your institution’s participation in the ISCSMD locally, including templates for use in social media, press relations, and broadcast emails; ISCSMD logos and project information and logos; an SDG app; upcoming and recorded webinars; and additional educational resources and links to partner organizations.

If you used these tools in previous years, we would like to share how you used them with the field. Also, if you have suggestions that would improve these materials or want to add additional tools, please email Walter Staveloz.

Communication Materials

Downloadable 2018 ISCSMD Logos in Various Formats, 6MB .zip file

Downloadable Sustainable Development Goals logo, color wheel, poster, 17 icons, and usage guidelines

Examples—Media Plan

Examples—Impact Report

Past Online Global ISCSMD Events

Recordings of previous ISCSMD webcasts, livestreams, and online events

  • ISCSMD 2018—“Science, a Human Right”, a global livestream discussion presented by ASTC and AAAS, exploring how scientists can work together with science centers and science museums locally to share with the public their right to science. (More info.)
  • ISCSMD 2017—“Marathon—Women and Girls in STEM”, a series of inspiring video stories from girls around the world who are passionate about science—and woman scientists across the globe who are working in science, technology, engineering, and math—who all share an excitement about their work and their ability to contribute to achieving the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the world’s nations. Part I  | Part II (More info.)

Upcoming Webinars for Staff at Science Centers and Science Museums

Check back for more information about upcoming webinars.

Past Webinars

Recordings of previous webinars, with models and information for community impact

  • “Distributed Conference: Science as a Human Right”, a session at the 2018 ASTC Annual Conference in which participants in the convention center and in locations distributed around the world shared examples of their past successful ISCSMD activities and what they have planned for November 10, 2018, highlighting the “Science as a Human Right” theme. With Citta della Scienza, Naples, Italy; Eureka, Halifax, England, United Kingdom (and the Association for Science and Discovery Centres); The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; International Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom; Morehead Planetarium, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States; Science North, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada; Singapore Science Centre, Singapore (and the Asia Pacific Network of Science and Technology Centres); Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum, Reno, Nevada, United States; TELUS World of Science, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; and Universum, Mexico City, D.F., Mexico.
  • “ISCSMD Is for IMPACT: Best Practices and How to Join In #1” with the ASPAC network, Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, The Children’s Museum Jordan, Czech Republic Science Center Network, Glasgow Science Center, House of Experiments, The Mind Museum, and Science House
  • Powerpoint for #1
  • “ISCSMD Is for IMPACT: Best Practices and How to Join In #2”
  • Webcast Discussion—”ISCSMD 2017: What We Did with Arizona Science Center, The Franklin Institute, Futuristas, Glasgow Science Centre, International Center for Life, The Mind Museum, Ontario Science Centre, Parque Explora, Singapore Science Center, Unizulu Science Centre, and WGBH
  • “Preparing for ISCSMD: Best Stories and Practices from Past Participants #1 with Maloka, MUSE-Museo delle Scienze, Rochester Museum & Science Center, Telus Spark, Telus World of Science, and UniZulu Science Centre
  • “Preparing for ISCSMD: Best Stories and Practices from Past Participants #2 with International Centre for Life, Miraikan-National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Mind Museum, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, NEMO, Rochester Museum & Science Center, Sciencenter, and UniZulu Science Centre
  • “ISCSMD 101” exploring how institutions can act in a global context, regardless of size or location, the wide variety of ways visitors can take part in the worldwide ISCSMD events, practical ideas for maximum community impact, ways to leverage existing programs and exhibits, benefits institutions gain by participating in such a large-scale event with minimal effort, and more.

Apps

  • SDGs in Action—Learn about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, get news on your favorite goals, find out what you can do to achieve them, create your own events, and invite others to join you in sustainable actions and events.

Website Resources