Brain Awareness Week

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Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

one

Year:

2015

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)
  • Middle school students(6-8)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

650

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

we exhibited our memory experiments and did replicastions of Bransford and Johnson and Lofuss and Palmer.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

social media through high school 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:

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
  • Staying Sharp Bookmark
  • BAW Pencils and Erasers
  • The Mindboggling Workbook

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

  • BAW Certificate of Participation
  • Puzzles: Adult/high school

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

  • Fact Sheets
  • Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments

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?

made the textbook real

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

very important to have pilot studies done first douoble and triple check that you will have WiFi available to you

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

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

"I think my brain grew today" -

Contact Information

Contact Name:

joanie spears

Contact Phone:

425-837-7726

Contact Email:

spearsj@issaquah.wednet.edu

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