New Vistas Center or Education

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New Vistas Center or Education

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/Briefing
  • School Program
  • Workshop

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students (1-5)

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

In conjunction with information from the book about how to build a strong brain, students learned about the concept of neurons and neural development. Students make models of neurons and physically manipulated them to form synapses.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

This event was open to the students attending our school, grades 1 - 6.


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

  • Puzzles: Grades K-2
  • Puzzles: Grades 3-5
  • Puzzles: Grades 6-8
  • Puzzles: BAW Favorites
  • Kids' Fact Sheets Grades 3-5
  • Kids' Fact Sheets Grades 6-8

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

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

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

  • Brain Awareness Week Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

Students all learned how brains grow.

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

I appreciate our opportunity to participate.

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Linda McFadyen

Contact Phone:


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