Brain Awareness Week

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Marmara University

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Marmara University

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

Three events

Year:

2015

Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

168 elemantary school students

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

I present a brief lecture "From Neuron to Brain" in turkish to elemantary school students. The brief lecture includes brain regions, spinal cord, neuron shapes, our 5 sensory organs, sudoku, labirent exercises, puzzles for children. After the lecture elemantary school students recceived a pencil, a brain shaped eraser, a working book in Turkish and a certificate of participation. I present this lecture two times in two various schools. "Idea Akademi" and "Marmara University Elemantary School". Additionally, an exercise with 5 years old elemantary school students were made. We paste neurons with synaptic clefts and make a giant synaptic transmission. It was excellent.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media, while everyone use a cell phone.

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
  • BAW Buttons

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

  • BAW Certificate of Participation
  • Mindboggling Coloring Sheets

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

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

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

  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Participation Certificate

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Families from elemantary school students and teachers were excellent and grateful for this event. Photos from events were placed on school web sites.

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

Determine a target group, plan your event and find materials. Post your event on the calender and present your work.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

Yes, of course.

Quotable comments which capture successful aspects of your event(s):

Elemantary school students are very active. Use colorful presentations and use some puzzles.

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

N/A

Contact Name:

Contact Details

Contact Phone:

+90216 4182385

Contact Email:

meralyuksel@gmail.com

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