Brain Awareness Week

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Muskingum University

Organized by:
Muskingum University

Participating Organizations:

New Concord Area Arts and Recreation District

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

2

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Other
  • School Program
  • Other: Investigation Fair

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

175

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

BRAINS R US: Program leaders Dr. Ana Kehrberg and Dr. Larry Normansell led the K-2 students on an exploration of the brain using creative crafts and activities. Nineteen students participated in this 90-minute event with 5 hands-on stations and group games. INVESTIGATION FAIR: Approximately 70 elementary-aged students brought their families to the campus of Muskingum University for a Saturday morning fair about the human body. There were 16 hands-on activities about the 5 senses, the brain, and other body organs.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Fliers sent home with each individual student from school

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:

  • BAW Stickers
  • BAW Pencils
  • Brain-shaped Erasers

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

  • New Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments

Feedback & Keys to Success

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

I had hoped to save money in advertising the Investigation Fair by mostly relying on social media, but individual fliers home with each elementary student seemed more effective.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

The reminders to register the events and request supplies

Event Photos

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Ana Kehrberg

Contact Phone:

7408268353

Contact Email:

ana.kehrberg@gmail.com

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