Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- High School students(9-12)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Students in "Introduction to Neuroscience" course were grouped into five groups and presented brain-related topics during class time in the BAW. Local high school students and college students and staff were invited to attend the presentation. The topics range from "aerobic for axons" to "get the most out of study time". In addition, human brain, human spinal cord, and brain models were displayed for attendants who are interested in experiencing in anatomy. Overall, it was a very successful event to advocate brain research and promote healthy life style.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
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:
- Staying Sharp Bookmark
- The Mindboggling Workbook
- Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Brain Briefs Fact Sheets
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Puzzles/Games
- New Coloring Sheets
- New Fact Sheets
- 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?
many participants are really intrigued by the functions of the nervous system and are interested in knowing more about it
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Send advertisement to high school science teachers and they are always excited about brining their students to participate the events.
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