PCY 5th – Keep Off the Grass

I visited the PCY 5th grade last week, and we talked about  marijuana. We watched some clips from a video called “The Marijuana Files” about the ongoing studies into the permanent negative effects of THC on the brains of kids. The show follows two teenage hosts that travel across the country to interview researchers. While we…… Continue reading PCY 5th – Keep Off the Grass

PCY 6th – THC and Marijuana Part 2

I returned to see the PCY 6th Grade to finish our lesson on THC and marijuana. First, we refreshed what we talked about last time: Marijuana is not a vitamin or a health food. Marijuana is a plant that contains the hallucinogenic drug THC. THC makes your heart beat faster and disrupts balance, vision, coordination and…… Continue reading PCY 6th – THC and Marijuana Part 2

PCY 5th – Time to Make A Good Decision

I spent Thursday at PCY talking with the 5th Grade about making good decisions. At the beginning of the class the kids broke up into groups and played a decision-making game. There are 12 scenario cards (an example is pictured above); the kids take turns reading the cards and then they reveal their answers Rock,…… Continue reading PCY 5th – Time to Make A Good Decision