Brain Awareness Week

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National College Nicolae Balcescu

Organized by:
National College Nicolae Balcescu

Participating Organizations:
Didactica Publishing House Bucuresti, Frontera Trading SRL

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

6

Year:

2015

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Other
  • School Program
  • Symposium
  • Other: competition

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • High School students(9-12)
  • Middle school students(6-8)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

1500

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

FAST BRAINS Objectives of project: • promote the aims of the Dana Foundation’s; • involve the students to search and discover the brain facts; • involve the students to learn and compete into neuroscience competition; • share to students, teachers and parents the ultimate in brain research; • share to public the BAW event. Specific activities: On 16th march was organized the poster exhibition Brain Facts with translated posters from Brain Facts.org web site. On 17th march, was organized Neuroset competition – a live neuroscience competition for 7th grade students about anatomy and physiology of human brain, sense and brain disease. On 18th march, was organized BAW neuromodels. Students presented functional models made by themselves about neural pathways in brain and spinal cord: the limbic system, lemniscal pathway, dopaminergic pathway, serotoninergic pathway, cholinergic pathway, reward and punishment system. On 19th march was organized the lecture Brain in the news with short presentations made by students about latest researches and discoveries in neuroscience, published in Brain in the news journal from Dana Foundation. On 20th march was organized the student symposium "How faster is brain processing?" On 21th march was organized Romanian Brain Bee competition where the winners of local Brain Bee competition attended the live neuroscience competition for 9th to 12th grade 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:

  • none

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

www.neuroset.uv.ro

Contact Name:

Cristian Gurzu

Contact Phone:

+40740485361

Contact Email:

cristian.gurzu@yahoo.com

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