2004-2005 Neuroscience for Kids
Drawing Contest

The Neuroscience for Kids drawing contest is now CLOSED. Winners will be announced by March 1, 2005.

These were the rules:

  1. Only one entry per person. Use either the PDF or WORD versions of the official entry form (copies of the form are acceptable) to enter a picture on the topic for your age group (see below). Drawings must be done by hand using pencils, pens, markers, and/or crayons. Feel free to use words in your drawings. Be creative!

  2. Entries will be divided into four groups based on age:
    If you are in... Your picture should be about...
    Kindergarten to Grade 2 My brain helps me ________.
    Grade 3 to Grade 5 Brain Fitness: I keep my brain healthy by______.
    Grade 6 to Grade 8 My brain is like a _______ because _________.
    Grade 9 to Grade 12 Brain research is important because________.

  3. To enter the drawing contest, mail your completed entry form with your drawing to:

    Dr. Eric H. Chudler
    Department of Anesthesiology
    Box 356540
    University of Washington
    Seattle, WA 98195-6540

  4. Entries must be received by February 1, 2005, and cannot be returned.

  5. People and their families associated with the Neuroscience for Kids web site are not eligible to enter the contest.

  6. Drawings will be judged by the staff of Neuroscience for Kids or by other individuals designated by Dr. Eric H. Chudler. Drawings will be judged on the basis of originality, scientific accuracy and overall design.

  7. At least one winner from each group will be selected. Winners will be announced no later than March 1, 2005, and will be notified by e-mail or regular mail. The winner agrees to allow Neuroscience for Kids to publish his/her name (first name, last initial only) and artwork on the Neuroscience for Kids web site. Winner addresses and e-mail addresses will be kept confidential and will NOT be published.

  8. All materials received will become the property of Neuroscience for Kids and will not be returned. Neuroscience for Kids will not be held responsible for entries that are damaged or lost in the mail.

  9. Winners will be awarded a book, CD-ROM or other prize related to the brain. The specific prizes will be announced later. Prizes will be mailed to the address listed on the winner's entry form.

  10. Void where prohibited by law.

    Questions about this contest should be directed to Dr. Chudler at chudler@u.washington.edu

Prize Books
Books donated by the
American Academy of Neurology
Book donated by
Picture Window Books
Book donated by
Compass Point Books
Book donated by
The Dana Press
Book donated by
Capstone Press
(Bridgestone Books)
Book donated by
Capstone Press
(Pebble Books)
  • 101 Questions Your Brain Has Asked About Itself but Couldn't Answer ... Until Now by Faith Hickman Brynie, Brookfield (CT): The Millbrook Press, 1998, 176 pages, ISBN: 0-7613-0400-2 [Book Review].
  • The Brain Explained by Daniel Drubach, Upper Saddle River (NJ): Prentice Hall, 2000, 168 pages, ISBN: 0137961944 [Book Review].
  • Sound: Loud, Soft, High, and Low by Natalie M. Rosinsky, Minneapolis: Picture Window Books, 2003, 24 pages, ISBN: 1-4048-0016-6W.
  • Sound by Darlene R. Stille, Minneapolis: Compass Point Books, 2001, 32 pages, ISBN: 0-7576-0092-3.
  • States of Mind: New Discoveries About How Our Brains Make Us Who We Are, edited by Roberta Conlan, New York: Dana Press, 1999, 214 pages, ISBN: 0-4712-9963-4 [Book Review].
  • Your Senses by Helen Frost, Mankato (MN): Pebble Books, 2000, 24 pages, ISBN: 0-7368-0387-4.
  • Your Brain by Terri DeGezelle, Mankato (MN): Bridgestone Books, 2002, 24 pages, ISBN: 0-7368-3351.

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