Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Open House
- Elementary school students(1-5)
- General Public
- High School students(9-12)
- Middle school students(6-8)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Community Brain Expo: Families, students, and teachers are invited to test, trick, and learn about their brain at the third annual Community Brain Expo. The Brain Expo, by Columbia University’s Zuckerman Institute, features demonstrations by scientists and activities for all ages. 150 people attended and visited up to 8 tables of activities. Celebrain An outreach effort by Columbia Univeristy undergraduates who engage passersby in brain science. They had a crowd around their table for the whole afternoon of their program.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
- Social Media
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 and Erasers
- BAW Buttons
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Puzzles: K-12
- Mindboggling Coloring Sheets
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Logos
- BAW Web site banner
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