Brain Awareness Week

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Spring-Ford Area Senior High School

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Spring-Ford Area Senior High School

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2019

Type of Events Held:

  • Other
  • School Program
  • Other: Brain Games to celebrate our knowledge of the brain

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

104

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We played a version of "I Have, Who Has" to review the main parts of the brain and their functions. We also played various games - bingo, jeopardy, word wall with terms and flyswatters to review the key parts of the brain.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Other

Other Publicity Methods:

This was advertised during my classes to students in my psych/soc and AP Psych classes.

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

It was successful because I see the kids every day.

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:

  • BAW Stickers
  • BAW Pencils
  • Brain-shaped Erasers

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

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

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

I missed this year's emails because our school has a new filter so I wasn't able to get as many BAW things as I would have liked. I was too late to order booklets, etc. but the kids really enjoyed their pencils, stickers, and erasers. It was a fun way for us to review for the AP exam while celebrating the brain.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Susan Miscavage

Contact Phone:

6107056001

Contact Email:

smisc@spring-ford.net

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