Brain Awareness Week

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Boynton Beach High School

Organized by:
Boynton Beach High School

Participating Organizations:
School District of Palm Beach County Boynton Beach Community High School

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

4

Year:

2019

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Other
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)
  • Other: pre professional medical (paramedic
  • Other: emt
  • Other: nursing
  • Other: etc)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

600

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

poster session - students presented topics on brain structure and function with demonstrations. lecture- psych in high school: learning, memory, stress, and motivation video- produced by students to promote event brain olympics: binocular/monocular catch, taste/smell, - series of small demonstrations that explain components of sensation and perception in the brain

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Posters/Flyers

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

word of mouth! - i am going, are you?

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:

  • Brain-shaped Erasers

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research Fact Sheets
  • Brain Briefs Fact Sheets

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

  • New Fact Sheets
  • New Puzzles/Games

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?

resources and materials I would not have had the time or money to produce on my own

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Christy Holt

Contact Phone:

9417130525

Contact Email:

Christy.holt@palmbeachschools.org

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