Brain Awareness Week

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Trinity College

Organized by:
Trinity College

Participating Organizations:
Connecticut Science Center

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

2

Year:

2019

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)
  • General Public
  • High School students(9-12)
  • Middle school students(6-8)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

200

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We had tables at the Connecticut Science Center. We had various activities: Dissect sheep brain, make neuron from pipe cleaners, make paper brain cap, use prism goggles

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Hard to say, much of the traffic was people who were just visiting the museum

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:

  • The Mindboggling Workbook
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain
  • Brain-shaped Erasers

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

  • Puzzles: BAW Favorites

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

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

The community learned about the brain. We strengthened our partnership between the college and the Science Center. Our students got the chance to share their knowledge.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

N/A

Contact Name:

Sarah Raskin

Contact Phone:

860-297-2342

Contact Email:

sarah.raskin@trincoll.edu

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