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Don't Be A Lab Rat (Human Lab Rat Cage)

Don’t Be A Lab Rat

On New Year’s Day 2014, Colorado became the first state in the country to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Later that summer, our ad agency was responsible for developing and launching the first youth marijuana prevention campaign in a post-legalization world – Don’t Be A Lab Rat – designed to increase the perception of risk associated with youth marijuana usage. After the campaign was completed, an independent tracking study determined that it successfully increased teens’ perceptions of risk as it related to youth marijuana use across every key message we utilized and it found that their intention to use the substance also decreased. Throughout the process of creating this campaign, we learned several valuable pieces of information that may be helpful to any adult looking for ways to broach this topic with a child or teen in their life. Kids are smart and want to know the real facts Prior ...
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1st Jesse Nubbe – “Wifi or WiFry”, 2nd Lily Wilkinson – “Sprout”, 3rd Sarah Mantegna – “Communication Through Touch.”

Rainier School 6-12th Grade Science Fair

On February 27th, Rainier School District held its 2nd annual 6th-12th grade science fair. We held science fairs years ago, but with the changing of standards and state testing, the classrooms directed their focus on aligning curriculum and preparing students for the new, changing testing methods and went away from the traditional science projects. To participate in the fair, students in grades 6-12 ran their own experiments to answer a question they were curious about. Science fair paperwork was handed out in October to all science students and there were project deadlines along the way. This year we offered  “board” nights, where students and their parents could come into the high school library and were provided materials, computers and teachers to help them pull all their information together and lay it out in an organized and graphically pleasing manner on their boards. Rainier also provided boards to all of our ...
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