Michigan State University

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Michigan State University

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Online/Virtual

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students (1-5)
  • General Public

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Learn about the nervous system by watching demonstrations and engaging in hands-on activities to learn about the senses, the anatomy of the nervous system, how to protect your brain, how to make neuroscience-themed crafts, and more! Join our Zoom webinar to learn about a new topic every 20-30 minutes, followed by a live question and answer period with the presenter! We will have fun science music and read-alouds in between presentations and activities! Time and Topic: 10:00 Learn About Your Human Brain and See a Real Human Brain! 10:20 Make a Play-Doh Neuron! 10:40 Make a Brain Puzzle & Brain Hat! 11:00 Reflex and Reaction Time 11:30 Cool Myths and Truths About the Brain 12:00 Animal Brains 12:30 Autonomic Nervous System- Rest & Digest vs. Fight or Flight 1:00 Protect Your Brain 1:30 The Wonders of Optical Illusions 2:00 The Human Bodies 2:30 Taste 3:00 Human Eye and Vision 3:30 Emotion & Memory 4:00 The Wonders of Our Eyes 4:20 After Images 4:40 Power Your Brain!

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Website
  • Social Media


Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • Brain Awareness Week Logos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:


Contact Name:

Jennifer Taylor

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