Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- School Program
- Elementary school students(1-5)
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
All the Kindergarten through 5th grade students received handouts provided by the Dana Foundation. Some of the handouts were downloaded and copied, while others were mailed to me. My students enjoy receiving and discussing these materials. They also explore links on the Internet. They especially enjoy the Bruce Hood series including "What's In Your Head" https://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/2011/meet-your-brain/whats-in-your-head and Eric Chudler's "BrainWorks" https://www.washington.edu/video/brainworks/
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Social Media
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 Pencils
- Brain-shaped Erasers
- The Mindboggling Workbook
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- BAW Bookmark
- BAW Certificate of Participation
- Puzzles: Grades K-2
- Puzzles: Grades 3-5
- Puzzles: BAW Favorites
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Fact Sheets
- New Puzzles/Games
- New Coloring Sheets
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Poster
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Students have learned more about their brain: why it's important, how it works, and how to protect it. My students crave learning about science and BAW helps me incorporate that passion into the lessons.
Did/do you like our Facebook page?
Was the information provided on Facebook useful?
I prefer receiving emails personally, but I like sharing the information on Facebook.