Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Other: Brain Day--hands on activities at stations
- Elementary school students(1-5)
- General Public
- High School students(9-12)
- Middle school students(6-8)
- Patients & Caregivers
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Different student groups had tables set up with a different theme related to the brain. My lab had a table with ‘brain food’–almonds, dark chocolate, and coffee and we have a trivia wheel in which participants would spin and have to answer a brain-related question for a prize.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
Social media--viral advertising :)
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:
- BAW Stickers
- BAW Pencils
- Brain-shaped Erasers
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Did/do you like our Facebook page?