Brain Awareness Week

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Queen’s University

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Queen's University

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2016

Type of Events Held:

  • Lab Tour

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

200

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Every May the Centre for Neuroscience Studies plays host to approximately 200 grade 5 students from local elementary schools. The students enjoy a day long event where they are engaged in demonstrations, activities and hands on experiments to teach them all about neuroscience research. The day of the event, the students are asked to submit research posters to us which are left on display at Queen's University. The top posters are rewarded with prizes

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Website
  • Social Media

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:

  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • BAW Stickers
  • BAW Pencils and Erasers

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

  • Lesson Plans

Feedback & Keys to Success

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

http://neuroscience.queensu.ca/outreach/Brainawarenessday

Contact Name:

Dayna Scott

Contact Phone:

613533600

Contact Email:

dayna.scott@queensu.ca

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