Brain Awareness Week

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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Organized by:
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Participating Organizations:
Bloomsburg University College of Liberal Arts Curricular Enhancement Grant Psychology Association

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

6

Year:

2016

Type of Events Held:

  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)
  • High School students(9-12)
  • Middle school students(6-8)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

400

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Bloomsburg University participated in its 6th annual Brain Awareness Week during two weeks in March 2016. We visited local preschools, elementary, middle, and high schools within the community. In total, about 75 undergraduate Psychology majors presented interactive brain-related activities to 400 local school students.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Direct contact with teachers at schools

Resources

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:

  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • More Mindbogglers!
  • BAW Pencils and Erasers

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?

Great learning opportunity for undergraduate students and children in the community

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Event Photos

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Jennifer Johnson

Contact Phone:

570-389-4635

Contact Email:

jjohnson@bloomu.edu

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