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Classroom Visits

ORGANIZED BY:
UC San Diego Neurosciences Outreach Program

Event Date + Time:
March 16 11:15 am - March 19 10:30 am

Event Location:
11265 Corte Playa Madera, San Diego, California, United States

Venue Name:
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About This Event


Event Description:

Neuroscience PhD student volunteers will virtually visit three separate middle school classes to teach them about the brain. The visits will contain two sessions. The first session will be about neuro imaging and will include a virtual tour of the UCSD microscopy core and teach students about tissue imaging using microscopy followed by a presentation about non-invasive brain imaging techniques such as MRI. The second part of the session will be about sensory processing and will include a presentation about how the brain processes and integrates different sensor inputs followed by a series of optical illusions.

Type(s) of Event:

Lab Tour, Online/Virtual, Other, Symposium

Other Type(s) of Event

Classroom visit

Audiences:

Middle school students (6-8)

Required Registration?

Yes

Organizer’s Details


Organizing Institution:

UC San Diego Neurosciences Outreach Program

Contact Information:

Name: Haylie Romero

Phone: 8016822678

Email: hkromero@health.ucsd.edu

Website: https://www.ucsdneurooutreach.com/

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