Brain Awareness Week

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University of Chicago

Organized by:
University of Chicago

Participating Organizations:
The Research Computing Center University of Chicago Civic Engagement Brain Dynamics Laboratory

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

5

Year:

2019

Type of Events Held:

  • Lab Tour
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Open House
  • Workshop
  • Other: Games

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

30

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Students listened to lectures, did exercises, and played games.They went on a tour of a lab.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Emails because we had direct contact.

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:

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About The Brain
  • Staying Sharp Bookmark
  • BAW Stickers
  • BAW Pencils
  • Brain-shaped Erasers

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • Puzzles: Grades 9-12
  • Kids Fact Sheets Grades 9-12

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

  • New Puzzles/Games

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?

They had a good time and learned a lot.

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

More fun and interactive activities.

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

I don't use facebook.

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

https://brainawarenessday.rcc.uchicago.edu/

Contact Name:

Lela Manning

Contact Phone:

7738342944

Contact Email:

lmanning@uchicago.edu

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