Brain Awareness Week

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Lodi Elementary School

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Lodi Elementary School

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2016

Type of Events Held:

  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

20

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We discussed the importance of keeping your brain healthy, including eating healthy, getting sleep, and wearing a helmet. We then did the egg drop experiment and the kids worked in pairs to build helmets for eggs. They used styrofoam cups, apple cartons, egg cartons, crepe paper, tissue paper, foam, bubble wrap, and tape to make the helmets. We dropped the eggs with helmets and only one of the 8 eggs cracked while wearing a helmet!

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 Pencils and Erasers
  • The Mindboggling Workbook
  • BAW Buttons

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

  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games
  • New Coloring Sheets

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

The kids were really excited to be learning about the brain and asked some good questions. I think that this presentation was beneficial in showing the importance of wearing a helmet.

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Julia Detert

Contact Phone:

6083812013

Contact Email:

jadetert@gmail.com

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