Brain Awareness Week

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Brunswick High School

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Brunswick High School

Participating Organizations:
Brunswick High School Psychology Class had a display for brain for brain awareness week.

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

one

Year:

2019

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • Open House

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

150

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We had a table set up with a brain model and description of different parts of the brain identified. There were lessons during class on the brain and videos from the DANA foundation were shown. The goal was to make the students more aware of the brain and the wonderful things it can do. Having a comprehensive display is often tricky as there is so much to learn. The foundation should provide more display posters that are very detailed and informational.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Posters/Flyers

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

We advertised it within our building. Posters were made for students to stop by.

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:

  • BAW Stickers
  • BAW Pencils
  • 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

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

  • New Fact Sheets
  • New Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games
  • New Coloring Sheets

Other Downloadable Materials:

  • Brain making models

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Poster

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

Made students aware of brain information.

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

I would like more videos to show that include brain research.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

Most of the information is about events that do not include anyone near me. It would be better to provide interesting stories or research .

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Teresa Newlands

Contact Phone:

3302730490

Contact Email:

Tnewlands@bcsoh.org

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