Brain Awareness Week

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University of New South Wales

Organized by:
University of New South Wales

Participating Organizations:

Dr Asheeta Prasad Dr Kathryn Baker University New South Wales Australia

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2016

Type of Events Held:

  • Workshop

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

20

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

I lead a workshop for kindergarten students at the local primary school. The workshop included a model of the human brain, an experiment to test the effectiveness of helmet for keeping the brain safe. There was a presentation about the importance of the brain, its function and how to keep it healthy with good food and exercise.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Social Media

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:

  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • The Mindboggling Workbook
  • Other

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

  • Puzzles: Grades K-2
  • Puzzles: Mindboggling Series
  • Mindboggling Coloring Sheets

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

  • BAW Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

I received feedback from the children immediately. A sense of realization and appreciation of the brain.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Event Photos

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Asheeta Prasad

Contact Phone:

+61-424613172

Contact Email:

asheeta.prasad@unsw.edu.au

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