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June 2013, Ms. Wong’s 2nd grade class at Kester Ave. Elementary/Kester Magnet

Elizabeth R. Sowell, PhD and Kristina Uban, PhD visited Ms. Wong’s 2nd grade class at Kester Ave. Elementary/Kester Magnet as part of our Outreach program. DCNL recruitment video and classroom discussion of the brain with the kids was a perfect setting for education and fun! While education is tantamount, our visits also benefit recruitment. Here are some questions from the kids! 1. Is brain juice real? (Steven)
2. How many pieces is a brain? (Sophia R.)
3. Are brains pink or gray? (Shahen)
4. Are brains one of the most important parts of your body? (Kohana)
5. Are brains mushy? (Kyle)
6. Can brains be different colors? (Matthew)
7. Do brains have bones in them? (Jack)
8. Can brains get bigger or smaller? (Mary)
9. Do brains move inside your head? (Karni)
10. What shape is the brain? (Nadine)
11. Are brains different shapes/sizes? (Anahit)
12. Does the size of the brain affect how smart you are? (Shahen)
13. Do brains have lines? (Sofia K.)
14. Does the size of the brain affect the size of your head? (Sophia R.)
15. Can/what happens when your brain disconnects from your body? (Steven)