Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- Other: competitions
- General Public
- Other: high students (15-19)
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
The main activities were carried out for 1 week during Brain Awareness Week, the project combined many different schools, from all over Poland, 370 students of our school, about 3,000 students from 20 schools (primary and secondary schools , including international) parents, teachers and local residents cooperating throughout Poland. But, many actions and projects were carried out continuously from January to March. Through our planned activities, we wanted to show students, parents and residents how stress works in our brain and how the medical, biological and psychological aspects work closely together during stressful situations. Already in January, we planned the recording of the film, by 20 reported schools from all over Poland on the subject of “Healthy ways to fight stress.” Later all the films were put together in a single movie that we published and shared. At the beginning of February, we also announced two competitions for students from all over Poland. Competition, for a multimedia presentation on the subject of “Healthy ways to fight stress” and the poster “Stop for drugs, alcohol, cigarettes and afterburners.” All sent presentations were posted on educational portals and pages for students and teachers, and posters were also used to prepare an exhibition that was opened to all interested residents of the Konin County. During BAW, we had “School Championship in SUDOKU,” “Brain Knowledge Contest,” as well as the “Find and Solve Rebus” competition, which consists of finding the largest number of suspended rebuses on the school premises and correct solving them. On the first day of the BAW, on March 11, lectures for teachers: “The impact of stress on the human brain”; MSc Gadomska – a biologist, neurodidactic.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
- Social Media
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:
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Lesson Plans
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Flyer
- BAW Logos
- BAW Poster
- BAW Facebook Cover Photo
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