Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Other: Fair
- Elementary school students(1-5)
- General Public
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
A fun event full of activities was held at the Hollidaysburg Public Library, Hollidaysburg, PA (March 14) and at the Quaint Corner Children’s Museum, Altoona PA (March 16). Activities included sheep brain and cow eye dissections, the training of live rats, mapping of taste receptors on the tongues, tracing the behavior of water fleas, perceptual illusions and brain teasers, games and puzzles.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
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
- Brain-shaped Erasers
- The Mindboggling Workbook
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Puzzles: Grades K-2
- Puzzles: Grades 3-5
- Puzzles: BAW Favorites
- Kids Fact Sheets Grades 3-5
- Kids Fact Sheets Grades 6-8
- The Five Senses Coloring Sheets
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Puzzles/Games
- New Coloring Sheets
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Logos
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
The community loves it and asks for more (we are scheduled again at both locations for July 2019, Dec 2019, and of course, next year). We have also had other avenues contacting us (the Altoona Public library, and Patton Public library, both PA), and students even suggested the local mall. Students appreciate the opportunity to give back to the community, and everyone have a blast.
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