Brain Awareness Week 2006

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is a nationwide effort organized by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives and the Society for Neuroscience to promote the public and personal benefits of brain research. The official week for BAW is March 13-19, 2006, but any week is a good time to get involved.

[2006 UW Brain Awareness Week Open House]

BAW Activities on the
Neuroscience for Kids Web site

Neuroscience for Kids Poetry Contest is CLOSED! BAW Lesson Plan
Neuroscience Experiments and Activities Using the Internet for Brain Awareness Week
Worksheets, Games, Coloring Book BAW Greeting Card
BAW Bookmark Send a BAW "Electronic Postcard"
Special Brain Poster Set Activity-A-Day
Special BAW Booklet from the UMIST and the University of Manchester.
Magazine cover stories about the brain (good for BAW displays):
  1. "Your Baby's Brain," Newsweek, August 15, 2005.
  2. "The Meth Epidemic," Newsweek, August 8, 2005.
  3. "How to Keep Your Hearing," Newsweek, June 6, 2005.
  4. "Beyond the Brain," National Geographic, March, 2005.
  5. "Babies and Autism," Newsweek, February 28, 2005.
  6. "The Secret Mind," US News and World Report, February 28, 2005.
  7. "Why We Love Caffeine," National Geographic, January, 2005.
  8. "The Science of Happiness," Time, January 17, 2005.
  9. "The New Science of Sleep," Time, December 20, 2004.

Scheduled BAW Events Around Seattle, WA
Date Event
March 2006Classroom Visits by UW Neuroscientists
March 2006Neuroscience Book Displays

Seattle Public Libraries/Local Bookstores

March 2006UW BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK OPEN HOUSE

Location: University of Washington
March 22, 2006

[Pictures from the 2006 Open House]

BAW Events Around the USA/World

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