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Brain Awareness Week

04/02/2020 - 04/16/2020

Location: Colorado, Fort Collins, On-campus, Within Colorado

Event/Activity Description

The Brain Awareness Week (BAW) program at CSU consists of multiple events each spring semester and typically impacts over 1000 middle and high school students. Volunteers from CSU travel to local schools and provide neuroscience education through interactive, hands-on stations. Topics include sensory systems, neurological diseases, brain trauma and human and animal neuroanatomy. Most volunteers are CSU students so the events also provide younger students with the opportunity to interact and talk to college students. The BAW director works closely with science teachers from each school to provide the best experience possible. Volunteers are needed to help with the program each year and local schools are invited to inquire about having events. 

Rocky Mountain High School: April 2nd and 3rd

Poudre High School: April 8th and 9th

Preston Middle School: April 15th and 16th

Event/Activity Details

Target Populations:

College Students, High School Students, Middle School Students

Program Type:

Larger/encompassing several smaller opportunities

Instructional Delivery Methods:

Demonstration or simulation, Inquiry/hands-on, Lecture/talk/presentation

Participation Fees:

Free Program

Description of Fees:

Free

Collaboration Opportunities

New members of the target population(s) can get involved / participate in the program.
CSU researchers can collaborate with programming or practical implementation.

CSU at National Western Center Theme:

Health

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Primary Contact

Leslie Stone-Roy
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Sciences