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Your Sensational Brain

ORGANIZED BY:
The Greater New Orleans Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience (GNOSN)

Event Date + Time:
March 28, 2020 1:30 pm - March 28, 2020 4:30 pm

Event Location:
913 Napoleon Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Venue Name:
Children's Resource Center Directions

About This Event


Event Description:

The Greater New Orleans Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience (GNOSN) is sponsoring a fun event for children to learn about how the brain functions to celebrate Brain Awareness Week.
The activities will include:
– Show and tell of various fixed brains
– Show and tell of brain and neuron models
– Demonstration with brain slices and stained neurons under a microscope
– Demonstration of the knee jerk reflex, with children “behaving like neurons”
– Coloring of brain templates
– Making models of brains and neurons with play-doh
– Showing optical illusions
This event is ideal for children 5-12 years of age

Type(s) of Event:

Brain Fair, Exhibit, Workshop

Audiences:

Elementary school students (1-5), General Public, Middle school students (6-8)

Required Registration?

No

Organizer's Details


Organizing Institution:

The Greater New Orleans Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience (GNOSN)

Sponsoring Institutions:The Greater New Orleans Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience (GNOSN)
Contact Information:

Name: Sonia Gasparini

Phone: 504-599-0869

Email: sgaspa1@lsuhsc.edu

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