Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- School Program
- Middle school students(6-8)
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
We taught 240 7th grade students basic brain anatomy and function. We performed sheep brain dissections with 287 8th grade students.
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:
- Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
- BAW Pencils and Erasers
- The Mindboggling Workbook
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
We received great feedback from the students and middle school teachers. The students were excited about science and considering future careers in science.
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