Brain Awareness Week

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University of Delaware

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University of Delaware

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • Lab Tour

Target Audiences:

  • Middle school students(6-8)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

120

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

A group of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders came to University of Delaware to explore interactive neuroscience/STEM exhibits and then tour an MRI facility, a Nanofabrication Lab, and a Microscopy/Microanalysis Center. Our main goal was to provide underrepresented students the opportunity to experience interactive science, research, and technology that they may not have the opportunity to experience in school.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

emails for organizing with the middle school, and email flyers to recruit exhibitors and volunteers

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
  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • More Mindbogglers!
  • BAW Stickers
  • BAW Pencils
  • Brain-shaped Erasers
  • The Mindboggling Workbook

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

The support we received from the DANA Foundation increased the quality of our event dramatically and tremendously helped students get excited about the brain as well as providing useful information about the brain in a fun and exciting way. It's great to see the students light up when receiving the brain erasers and mini-booklets and start asking further questions. :]

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

no im sorry i do not have a facebook

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Andrew Garcia

Contact Phone:

2133042198

Contact Email:

awgarcia1@gmail.com

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