Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- School Program
- Elementary school students (1-5)
- Middle school students (6-8)
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
1st day - 17/03- We work on meditation and teach the breathing technique so that students learn to calm down in times of stress. A delicious morning with relaxing music. 2nd day - 18/03 - Virtual presentation of explanatory videos on the functions of the brain and neurons. Neuromyths quiz. The 4th and 5th year students represented the neuron through drawings. 2nd day - 18/03 - The 6th and 7th year students worked on executive functions through games. Working like this: decision making, attention, memory, control and perception. 3rd day -19/03 - Lecture with 6th and 7th year students about brain functions, neurons, which are responsible for taking the information to our brain, myelin sheath, food and sleep. They wore the hat on their brain/head, indicating the parts of the brain and their functions. In the end everyone made the neuron in clay.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Certificate of Participation
- Truth or Myth Flash Cards
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- Brain Awareness Week Logos
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
We perceive students very interested in learning more about the brains and their functions. They started to pay more attention to sleep, food and learned to meditate. Everyone loved it !!
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