Brain Awareness Week

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Reports

Colegio Israelita de México ORT

Organized by:
Colegio Israelita de México ORT

Participating Organizations:

Carolina Holtz Ariela Wulfovich Natalie Schneewaiss Nelly Bromberg Nicole Zaga Luis Rendón

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

2

Year:

2017

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • Workshop

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)
  • Middle school students(6-8)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

50

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The main objective of this week of the brain in the CIM ORT was to provide an overview of the importance of the brain and its research in the student community, for this the high school students of the biological sciences conducted a series of talks and activities To discuss about the brain. The objectives were satisfactory, as the students (both the public and those who spoke) understood and related the basic aspects of brain functioning, their areas and related scientific research. Without a doubt, the fact that the students talk with other students about a topic is enriching, for both, in their learning process and approach to knowledge as they handle a context and similar language.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Website

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Emails ands posters

Resources

Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • BAW Stickers

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • BAW Certificate of Participation
  • Puzzles: Grades 3-5
  • Puzzles: Grades 6-8

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • Fact Sheets
  • Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

Fine, since promoting the importance of the brain in the community allows students to be brought closer to the area of neuroscience and in this way promote the importance of scientific research

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

More activities and lessons in Spanish, Have representatives of the foundation in Mexico

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Event Photos

event single

event single

Contact Information

BAW Website:

N/A

Contact Name:

Luis Rendón

Contact Phone:

10445534089567

Contact Email:

luis.rendon@ciencias.unam.mx

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