Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Brain Fair
- Lab Tour
- Elementary school students (1-5)
- General Public
- High school students (9-12)
- Middle school students (6-8)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
-Visits and demonstrations in the research laboratories by elementary, middle, and high school students.
-Four lectures by recognized scientist
-Presentation of three research posters
-Presentation of nineteen education/diffusion posters
-Evaluation of posters by visiting students
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Puzzles: Grades K-2
- Puzzles: Grades 3-5
- Puzzles: Grades 6-8
- Puzzles: Grades 9-12
- Adults' Fact Sheets
- Kids' Fact Sheets Grades 3-5
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?
-Has been useful to create awareness about the importance of brain health.
-Remarked the importance of performing basic research in our institution.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Always have a plan B in case of logistics do not go as planned