Brain Awareness Week

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University of Jamestown Physical Therapy

Organized by:
University of Jamestown Physical Therapy

Participating Organizations:

University of Jamestown Physical Therapy West Fargo Public Schools

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

9

Year:

2019

Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/ Briefing

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

800

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The objective of our presentation was to teach kids about the brain, including senses, proprioception, vestibular, cranial nerves, myotomes, dermatomes, and concussions. We had activities related to each that were interactive for the students to help engage them in the learning process. We believe we achieved out goal, as the kids seemed to enjoy themselves and were engaged.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

EMail was the most successful, it was the easiest way to reach the school system and schedule the presentations.

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:

  • More Mindbogglers!
  • BAW Pencils
  • Brain-shaped Erasers

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

  • BAW Bookmark
  • Puzzles: Grades 3-5

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

  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games

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?

It allows us to volunteer and be a part of the surrounding community, sharing our knowledge with the younger generations. Some immediate outcomes include increased knowledge about the brain.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Contact Information

BAW Website:

NA

Contact Name:

Tyler Leslie

Contact Phone:

(701) 356-2136

Contact Email:

tleslie@uj.edu

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