For Educators

Get Ready for Brain Awareness Week 2021

  • Published19 Feb 2021
  • Author Cyrenna Cooper
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

Brain Awareness Week is a time to celebrate the brain and nervous system while building continued support for neuroscience. Brain Awareness Week partners worldwide will participate in the week-long campaign with fun and informative events and activities, all demonstrating the wonders of the universe between our ears.

Use the interactive image below to explore some of our at-home neuroscience activities.


Learn more about Brain Awareness Week from its official coordinator, the Dana Foundation. Share photos of your activities with @Brain_Facts_org and @dana_fdn on social media using the hashtags #BrainWeek, #BrainAwarenessWeek, and #BAW2021.



Brain Awareness Week

A worldwide celebration of the brain that brings together scientists, families, schools, and communities during the third week in March.

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Educator Resources

Explain the brain to your students with a variety of teaching tools and resources.