Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- High school students (9-12)
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Since this was a unique year with the pandemic and school wide events were limited or cancelled/banned altogether, this year’s BAW event was mostly in Psychology and Sociology classes. Students were shown detailed instructions for how to make a digital children’s book and the theme was brains! In the books, students showed brain parts, location, and function, and wrote an awesome story to go along with the details.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
Other Publicity Methods:
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Puzzles: Successful Aging & Your Brain
- More Mindbogglers! Booklet
- The Mindboggling Workbook
- Successful Aging & Your Brain Booklet
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Lesson Plans
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?
It has grown my knowledge and understanding of the brain and has given our campus more of an interest in mental health and brain health in general
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Don’t overthink it; planning large events can be tedious or difficult but make it fun!
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