Words to Describe a Teen Science Café

One of the first steps in starting a Teen Science Café is to connect with some local teens and explore the concept with them. The most likely question from the […]

Survey Form for Café Attendees

Survey form used to gather information on perceptions and experiences at the teen science cafe in Chapel Hill, NC at the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Survey of Café Topics for Teen Leaders

One way to get the gears going for lining up presenters for an upcoming Teen Science Café season is to search through the websites of local businesses, institutions, and organizations, […]

Teen Café Opening and Closing Ceremonies

Being able to open a meeting and get the crowd excited and focused on the upcoming program is an artful skill that comes in handy in many situations like weddings, […]

New Member Webinar 6: Evaluation

This webinar focuses on resources and methods that any Cafe leader can implement to evaluate and better understand the impacts their program is having on participants. It is designed to […]

Photo and Video Permission Slip

Photography and video release forms are used to secure permission to publish images of people, including children, as well as certain property. Keep a supply of these handy, printable forms […]

Getting Started Toolkit

This zipped folder is an assemblage of documents created and freely shared as examples by Members to support others’ implementation of a Teen Science Café. You are free to revise […]

Improv Activities

Consider trying these as part of a training for teen leaders (to help them bond as a team), or as a fun icebreaker-type activity at a café before the presentation […]

Leadership Building Activities for Youth

Leaders You Admire. Essentially this activity involves participants divided into groups and discussing leaders they know or know of and why they admire them. Groups come back together for a […]