Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Brain Bee
- School Program
- High school students (9-12)
- K-12 Teachers
- Middle school students (6-8)
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
• involve the students to search and discover the brain facts
• share to students, teachers and parents the ultimate in brain research
• involve the students to learn and compete into neuroscience competitions
The specific activities
14.03.2022 – BAW posters – a posters exhibition about the functional anatomy of the most important brain connections as: dopaminergic, cholinergic, serotoninergic, noradrenergic, reward and motor pathways.
15.03.2022 – BAW fact sheets – young students was prepared a classroom exhibition with fact sheets from Dana.org about how the scientist study the brain, how does the exercise affect your brain, how does the brain develop, how does the brain work, the addicted brain, right brain and left brain.
16.03.2022 – Neuroset competition – the 10th edition of live competition for young students about human brain and sense. The students must answer at questions about neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and brain diseases.
17.03.2022 – Smart brain’s connections – a symposium for students and teachers it was organized in school. In the first part it was presented the functional neuroanatomy of brain connections for learning and memory. In the second part the students presented their own studies about brain connectome, brain computer interfaces, optogenetics, transcranial brain stimulation and brain waves devices.
18.03.2022 – Exploring the brain’s connections – the students of neuroscience class from county Center of Excellence has an online lecture with their own presentation about brain receptors, synaptic functions, neurotransmitters, connectivity, neuroplasticity.
19.03.2022 – Romanian Brain Bee
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Press Release/Media Advisory
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Certificate of Participation
- Adults' Fact Sheets
- 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
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- Brain Awareness Week Logos
- Brain Awareness Week Editable Flyer
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Students and the local community appreciate this project because it provides an opportunity to learn about the latest research and technology developed in the field of neuroscience.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
This project offers the opportunity to constantly discover something new about the brain.