Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- School Program
- Elementary school students(1-5)
- 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:
81 undergraduate volunteers visited 6 locations to teach the general public about the brain and neuroscience through fun, interactive activities. Locations visited included 2 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 1 high school, and 1 inpatient facility. Satisfaction surveys indicated the public was pleased with the outreach program
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
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?
It's incredibly rewarding to see college undergraduates gain confidence teaching about neuroscience to children and community members.
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