(Ages 10-11)

Story Map 5th Grade
5th Grade Denny the Dinosaur wearing glasses and a bowtie and surrounded by paper, pencil, and science equipment.

Brain Facts: The Brain Changes All the Time

This story describes how because the world you live in is always changing, your behaviors have to change and so does your brain.  

5th Grade Rain the Rabbit wearing an apron and a chef's hat and holding a whisk.

Social Health: Social Media: Be Real & Be Healthy

This story describes how social media can have both positive and negative effects on your social health. 

5th Grade PJ the Panda wearing a softball jersey, holding a softball bat and wearing a softball glove.

Physical Health: Eat Right- What Does That Mean?

This story tries to make sense of what we know (and what we are still learning) about eating to stay healthy. 

5th Grade Cort the Cat wearing a knitted scarf and a ball of string and thread nearby.

Emotional Health: Do Drugs Make Me Happy?

While we all want to be happy, this story describes how sometimes things that are not good for us – like recreational drugs – can change our ability to feel happy. 

5th Grade Fran the Fox holding a gaming controller and wearing headphones.

Cognitive Health: Making Decisions

Making decisions is something that all of us have to do all the time.  Making good decisions actually helps you to live a better life and helps your brain stay healthy. 

5th Grade Axo the Axolotl wearing goggles and a whistle around their neck.

Brain Health: Importance of SPECtacular Brain Health in Adolescence

This story describes the importance of focusing on all aspects of brain health as hormones enter the picture.