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Neuroscience for kids: Secrets of senses

ORGANIZED BY:
Maj Institute of Pharmacology Polish Academy of Sciences, Department of Brain Biochemistry; Polish Copernicus Society of Naturalists

Event Date + Time:
October 21 9:00 am - October 21 2:00 pm

Event Location:
ul. Krupnicza 33, Kraków, Poland

Venue Name:
Auditorium Maximum UJ Directions

About This Event


Event Description:

This will be the new BAW event in Krakow involving the youngest generation as participants. Activities during sessions of the Secrets of Senses project will cover topics such as functional anatomy, functioning of senses and integration of various signals transmitted between the neuronal cells. During each session pupils, their teachers or/and parents will listen to a short introductory lecture about the brain and rodent research, how the brain is acquiring, processing and filtering sensory inputs and what kind of feedback can be achieved. Following the lecture, kids will be divided into smaller groups to perform simple hands-on experiments

Type(s) of Event:

Lecture/Briefing, Workshop

Audiences:

Elementary school students (1-5), General Public

Required Registration?

Yes

Organizer’s Details


Organizing Institution:

Maj Institute of Pharmacology Polish Academy of Sciences, Department of Brain Biochemistry; Polish Copernicus Society of Naturalists

Sponsoring Institutions:

Dana-FENS Brain Awareness Week grant 2020

Contact Information:

Name: Prof. Irena Nalepa, PhD

Phone: +48 12 6623 225

Email: nfnalepa@cyf-kr.edu.pl

Website: http://if-pan.krakow.pl/pl/zaklady/zaklad-biochemii-mozgu/

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