Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Elementary school students(1-5)
- General Public
- High School students(9-12)
- Middle school students(6-8)
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
We had tables at the Connecticut Science Center. We had various activities: Dissect sheep brain, make neuron from pipe cleaners, make paper brain cap, use prism goggles
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:
- The Mindboggling Workbook
- Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain
- Brain-shaped Erasers
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Puzzles: BAW Favorites
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Flyer
- BAW Logos
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
The community learned about the brain. We strengthened our partnership between the college and the Science Center. Our students got the chance to share their knowledge.
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