Keelin, Mark and Manu volunteered for Brain Day Calgary for which we visited students in grade 4. Besides teaching injury prevention and how to fit a bike helmet, we had many fun neuroscience facts for them. The kids drew the four different lobes onto balloons, guessed the brains of different animals, outperformed us in a hearing test and were flabbergasted by the optical illusions we showed them. 

 Manu and Avery from  Bruce Pike's lab . We introduced ourselves with our own MRI images and had the kids guess which brain is from whom. 

Manu and Avery from Bruce Pike's lab. We introduced ourselves with our own MRI images and had the kids guess which brain is from whom. 

 To show the kids how fragile their brains are, we brought a jello brain. Lots of  squealing when they touched it :)

To show the kids how fragile their brains are, we brought a jello brain. Lots of  squealing when they touched it :)

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AuthorSigne Bray