Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Brain Fair
- Open House
- K-12 Teachers
- Middle school students (6-8)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Brain Awareness week 2020Site: Middle School Montecasino, Tulsa OkMarch 9th-13thMarch 9th: Brain Training in Medical School? elementary school students were able to shadow 1st-year Osteopathic Medical Students and able to visit the simulation rooms, in addition to that, Medical Students were able to explain the different brain strategies and learning strategies need it for getting and succeed and medical school March 10th: Neuroscience and Biomedical Sciences research opportunities in Tulsa; undergraduate minority students participate in a one day workshop organized by Tulsa SFN Faculty affiliated about research opportunities and strategies for a successful application into a Biomedical Sciences graduate program at OSU. March 11th: Put your hands in some brains; students were able to learn concepts of neuroscience for understanding brain processes; they had the opportunity to explore and “touch” a human brain. The event creates awareness about the enormous respect for our organ donor program.March 12th: Drug addiction Boot Camp, students were able to learned drug facts. They created a poster, presented to the class, and came up with ideas to prevent drug addiction in their communities.March 13th: Breakfast with Champions, COM-Y1, COM-Y2, and biomedical sciences graduate students had a one-hour of food and mentoring, providing the students with experiences and guidance for navigating in medical and graduate school.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
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:
- More Mindbogglers!
- Brain Awareness Week Stickers
- Brain Awareness Week Pencils
- Brain-shaped Erasers
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Adults' Fact Sheets
- Kids' Fact Sheets
- Grades 6-8
- Kids' Fact Sheets Grades 9-12
- Lesson Plans Grades 6-8
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?
- Brain Awareness Week Logos
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Middle school students will apply for the first time to our neuroscience research summer internship.Undergraduate minority students had access to biomedical and neuroscience research opportunities information.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Brain Facts for sure
Did/do you like our Facebook page?
Was the information provided on Facebook useful?
yes, in some degree, for keeping a track of deadlines