Brain Awareness Week

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Mission San Jose High School Neuroscience Club

Organized by:
Mission San Jose High School Neuroscience Club

Participating Organizations:

Washington High School Neuroscience ClubNewark Library

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2020

Type of Events Held:

  • Brain Fair
  • Exhibit
  • Open House
  • Social Media Campaign
  • Workshop

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students (1-5)
  • General Public
  • High school students (9-12)
  • Middle school students (6-8)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

75

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We provided online activities for attendees, such as making stress balls, virtual brain anatomy lab, and making neurons and brain models. The objective of our Brain Awareness Week event was to increase understanding of the field of neuroscience in kids and K-12 students, and we were able to accomplish these goals by reaching out to schools and parent organizations.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media and emails were probably the most successful at publicizing our event, since the circumstances allowed many people to access our posts and advertisements.

Resources

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:

  • Brain Awareness Week Pencils
  • Brain-shaped Erasers

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • Adults' Fact Sheets
  • Kids' Fact Sheets
  • Grades 3-5
  • Kids' Fact Sheets
  • Grades 6-8
  • Kids' Fact Sheets Grades 9-12

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • New Fact Sheets
  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games

Event Photos

event single

Brain Anatomy Exhibit Cover

Contact Information

BAW Website:

https://brainawarenesscollab.weebly.com/

Contact Name:

Allison Peng

Contact Phone:

5105983098

Contact Email:

pengallison@yahoo.com

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