Brain Awareness Week

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James River High School

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James River High School

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

3

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)
  • Professionals

Approximate Number of People Reached:

300

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We held two days of Lunch in the Library with brain-related projects. We reached underclassmen and increased interest in learning about the brain. The email brain trivia contest got the faculty involved.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Other

Other Publicity Methods:

Announcements by science teachers

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

The announcements by teachers were the most successful method. It directly reached the target students.

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!
  • BAW Stickers
  • Brain-shaped Erasers

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

  • New Lesson Plans

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?

It allows students to learn more about the brain and neuroscience than they would in the classroom.

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

Make an event, large or small.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

Yes.

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

N/A

Contact Name:

Tim Crane

Contact Phone:

804-378-2420

Contact Email:

timothy_crane@ccpsnet.net

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