Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Elementary school students(1-5)
- High School students(9-12)
- Middle school students(6-8)
- Other: community; family
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
As part of our school’s PBL showcase, the Intro to Neuroscience class hosted a brain awareness exhibit, and shared what they have been learning about the brain using 3D brain models students had crafted.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
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
- Brain-shaped Erasers
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
The community is now aware of the Intro to Neuroscience class at our school. It is hoped that community members will make informed choices about brain health. Students in grades K-12 were able to interact with our ‘brain ambassadors’ which will hopefully spark an interest for future studies and/or careers.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
I requested, but did not receive materials from your organization for this event.
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