Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Other: booth at a school sponsored event
- High school students (9-12)
- Middle school students (6-8)
- Other: parents of incoming freshman for next school year
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
We handed out the brain materials we had left over from a previous year. Students led a booth at the 8th grade fair where people could try distortion goggles and learn about how the brain processes sensations and perceptions. We also handed out info for our mental health club and students answered questions about my psychology class.
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?
- Puzzles: Grades 9-12
- Kids' Fact Sheets Grades 9-12
- Truth or Myth Flash Cards
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Fact Sheets
- New Lesson Plans
- New Puzzles/Games
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- Brain Awareness Week Editable Flyer
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
More kids take psych and join the mental health club
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Advertise and have booths at other events, you don’t have to run and sponsor everything