Feb 14, 2019

Neuroscience For Kids

  • Crimson Education
  • Worldwide, China
Multiple Skill Building

Description

The smell of a flower - The memory of a walk in the park - The pain of stepping on a nail. These experiences are made possible by the 3 pounds of tissue in our heads...the BRAIN!!

Neuroscience for Kids has been created for all students and teachers who would like to learn about the nervous system. Portions of Neuroscience for Kids are available in Spanish, Slovene, Chinese, Portuguese, Italian, Korean, Dutch, Telugu, Japanese, Belarusian, Serbian, Russian and Turkish.

 

For more information visit the official website here.

 

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

N/A

Competitiveness

2/5

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. At least one winner from each group will be selected. Winners will be announced by e-mail or regular mail no later than March 1, 2019.

Participation Cost

2/5

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

Drawing skill

Students who are interested in Nero-science and painting can attend it for fun. Drawings will be judged on the basis of originality, scientific accuracy and overall design. 

Time Commitment

2/5

Application Deadline

Feb 1 2019

Application Process Includes

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!
Entries will be divided into five groups based on age:
If you are in Kindergrarten to Grade 2: Your picture should be about "My brain helps me ________."
If you are in Grade 3 to Grade 5: Your picture should be about "Brain Fitness: I keep my brain healthy by ______."
If you are in Grade 6 to Grade 8: Your picture should be about "My brain is like a _______ because _________."
If you are in Grade 9 to Grade 12: Your picture should be about "My favorite part of the brain is ____ because________."
If you are a college student, parent or teacher: Your picture should be about "My favorite neuroscientist is______ because ______."

 


Entries should be mailed to:
Dr. Eric H. Chudler
Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering
1414 NE 42nd St., Box 37
Seattle, WA 98105-6271

 

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

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