Brain Awareness Week

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Grand Blanc High School

Organized by:
Grand Blanc High School

Participating Organizations:
Psychology Club, Grand Blanc High School

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2015

Type of Events Held:

  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

90

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

PA announcements all week to share interesting brain facts - it seemed well-received. Psych Club meeting with different brain-related activities - about 20 kids in attendance. Brain lessons in my AP Psychology classes - reached 90 interested students.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Posters/Flyers

Other Publicity Methods:

PA announcements in the school

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

PA announcements - reach more students.

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:

  • BAW Pencils and Erasers
  • BAW Buttons

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

  • Puzzles: Adult/high school

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

  • Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Students are expressing increased interest in neuroscience-related careers.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Contact Information

BAW Website:

N/A

Contact Name:

Kathleen Riek

Contact Phone:

810-694-9552

Contact Email:

kriek@grandblancschools.org

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