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1st Geniko Lykeio of Amaliada

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1st Geniko Lykeio of Amaliada

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

2

Year:

2019

Type of Events Held:

  • Lab Tour
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Other
  • Other: Senior High School students (15-16)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

200

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

20 students from my school's 1st grade studied the impact of sleep and dreaming on memory and learning. Our goal was to show that making homework late at night and constantly loosing sleep has negative effect on school performance. We visited a lab on the university were we gathered more sophisticated information on our subject. We made a ppt containing our conclusions and also a little video showing students who were studying for a test late at night and then failed. One of the kids painted also two artistist illustrrations of the brain. Finally we presented our work, with other schools, in public.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Local newspaper because is spreading information to many people not familiar to social media.

Resources

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

  • Activities/Experiments

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?

Many of my students showed further interest on science and biology, esp. brain. They also took valuable lesson on the right way to study for exams.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

I would like to see some citizen science.

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

N/A

Contact Name:

Foteini Sotiropoulou

Contact Phone:

+302622028093

Contact Email:

fosotir@hotmail.com

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