Brain Awareness Week

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Slippery Rock University

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Slippery Rock University

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

2

Year:

2020

Type of Events Held:

  • School Program
  • Workshop

Target Audiences:

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

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Our events were cancelled due to the COVID-19 shutdown. All events were prohibited by the university.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Emails
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

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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 The Brain
  • Brain Awareness Week Stickers
  • Brain-shaped Erasers

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

  • Puzzles: Successful Aging & Your Brain
  • Kids' Fact Sheets
  • Grades 3-5
  • Kids' Fact Sheets
  • Grades 6-8
  • Lesson Plans Grades K-5
  • Lesson Plans Grades 6-8

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

  • New Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments

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?

In the past, this has greatly benefited both the community and the university through education of the brain as well as building excitement about education in neuroscience-related fields. Additionally, we have used the adult materials in nursing homes in combination with other outreach programs.

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

Do less well

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

It is very helpful

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Beth Ann Rice

Contact Phone:

7247382583

Contact Email:

bethann.rice@sru.edu

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