BioGifting brains

“You ask the world, and the world says no It’s the world’s refrain, mine says go…”   -John Gorka Our outreach office, and our pipe cleaners, air dry clay, sheep brains, cerebral jello molds, EEG electrodes  –  were once kept in a closet behind two locked doors. The tiny hidden…

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Brain Lessons at Liberty

Our Noggin volunteers tackled sclerotic commuter highways to meet with sleepy 10th graders at Liberty High School in Hillsboro Public Schools last week, early on a foggy autumn morning… We were invited by Ramona Toth, the Health and Chemistry teacher at Liberty, whose classroom we’d visited previously on the same memorable day we’d…

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Nourishing cultural roots @ OAEA

NW Noggin was delighted to participate in the annual Oregon Art Education Association (OAEA) conference in Wilsonville, just down I-5 from Portland! It was a brilliantly colorful autumn day to run a workshop titled “STEAM Ahead! Using Art and Science to Engage Underserved Communities…” LEARN MORE: 2017 OAEA Conference Brochure We’d…

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Noggin Fest 2017!

Post by Noggin Resource Council member Jesse Hamlin WOW! The inaugural year of Noggin Fest was a great success! We packed the Alberta Rose Theater on a rainy Wednesday night, and partied until the wee hours with science, music, brains and art! LEARN MORE: Noggin Fest – Shannon Entropy, King Who, Cambrian…

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Latino Network Learning & Lobes

Noggin traveled this morning to the Rockwood neighborhood offices of the Latino Network, a Latino-led organization grounded in culturally-specific practices and services that aims to lift up youth and families to reach their full potential… LEARN MORE: LATINO NETWORK We are thrilled to partner with this fellow community nonprofit which…

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Transmitters @ TEDx ⚡️

NW Noggin joined our frequent outreach collaborator Youth Engaged in Science (YES!) from the Fair Neuroimaging Lab at OHSU on Saturday at the inspiring TEDx conference in North Portland, to excite visitors with art and information on how our brains develop, and (mostly!) function… TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is…

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