5th Grade (Ages 10-11)

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

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

  • Adolescence marks a major change in the way that your brain works. Hormones cause changes in behavior because they cause changes in both the structure and function of your brain. 
  • It is important to learn how hormones affect your SPEC health and to remember all the ways we have to cope with changes in our SPEC health during adolescence. 
  • Understanding the importance that SPEC plays in keeping your brain healthy is especially important during this transitional time in life. By helping your brain to stay healthy, it also helps you to stay happy and healthy.