Brain Awareness Week

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R L Turner High School

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R L Turner High School

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

2

Year:

2019

Type of Events Held:

  • Open House
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

200

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

In March, we had an open house for all of our programs. We passed out materials and spoke with perspective students as well as parents. In May, we had a brain awareness celebration in my AP psychology classes.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails

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:

  • Brain-shaped Erasers
  • BAW Pencils
  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About The Brain

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

  • Kids Fact Sheets Grades 9-12
  • The Five Senses Coloring Sheets

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

  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Coloring Sheets
  • New Fact Sheets
  • New Lesson Plans

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

  • BAW Flyer

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

I have had some parents comment on how learning a bit about the brain has helped them understand their child's actions and behaviors.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Heather Segars

Contact Phone:

214.724.2474

Contact Email:

Heathersegars@gmail.com

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