NW Noggin outreach volunteers have put together multiple summer programs. Stay tuned for upcoming opportunities!
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In summer 2016 we worked with 150 students at Skyview High School in Vancouver, Washington…
We sourced funding for five undergraduate participants from PSU, WSU Vancouver and PNCA through GEAR UP, and funding for two OHSU participants through the Portland Alcohol Research Center!
LEARN MORE: Synaptic sprouting @ Skyview!
We brought brains and art to multiple venues, including P:ear…
In summer 2015 NW Noggin was at two middle schools (Sabin K-8 and Jason Lee K-8, both in PPS), one elementary and middle school program (at the Boys & Girls Club in Vancouver), and one WSU Vancouver-based high school outreach effort, through the MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) program in Vancouver and Evergreen Public Schools…
We developed four new arts-integrated, STEAM outreach programs, while meeting Monday through Thursday each week from June 22 through July 9th at PSU, and at WSU Vancouver…
From July 13 through 30th, our graduates and undergraduates from WSU, PSU, OHSU and PNCA delivered their own innovative, collaboratively designed educational outreach programs, Mondays through Thursdays from 9:00 – 11:00am…
Below are some useful links for outreach participants (and for anyone else interested in doing the same thing..!)…
NEUROSCIENCE OUTREACH MATERIALS/SUPPLIES
Human brains (Site Coordinators will need to coordinate use amongst sites)
Mindflex Duel Games (4x)
Sheep brains (75)
Dissection tools and trays
Gloves, gloves, gloves
PSU Noggin volunteer (and Arduino expert!) Kirk Wydner explains how to set this up…
Kirk and Sam Carpenter (OHSU) also put together this very helpful instruction guide…
Canvas boards (11″x14″)
Air dry clay
Pipe cleaners (lots)
ARTS INTEGRATION RESOURCES