Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- School Program
- General Public
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Poster board display at the main office building -each day a new piece of information, activity or treat was added to the display -brain facts were posted throughout the building -activities were provided -educational handouts were provided Maple Lawn Preschool During brain awareness week: -activities related to the brain were completed each day -bike helmet and safety lessons were included -handouts with developmental information and brain facts were sent home to families -ideas for continued activities sent home to families
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
Other Publicity Methods:
Classroom newsletter Posters in main building
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
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!
- More Mindbogglers!
- Staying Sharp Bookmark
- BAW Stickers
- BAW Pencils and Erasers
- The Mindboggling Workbook
- BAW Buttons
- Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- Fact Sheets
- Lesson Plans
- New Puzzles/Games
- New Coloring Sheets
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Flyer
- BAW Logos
- BAW Poster
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Piqued the interest of professionals (educators) Preschool students educated about bike helmets and brain safety Great feedback about the information provided to educational staff The activities were enjoyed by all! The jello brain and small white chocolate brains were quite the hit!
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