Sunburn Teacher Resources

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Would You Get a Sunburn on Mars?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What are the best materials for preventing sunburn? Young scholars consider this question as they test materials for the presence of ultraviolet light. They use a string of beads that changes color with different intensities of UV light.
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Sunburn, Sweat and the Science of Summer!

For Students 6th - 12th
Our bodies can produce up to three liters of sweat per hour. But why do we sweat and exactly how does the biological process work? This video covers a few topics of science about being outside in the heat, explains ways to cool down in...
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Sun Protection

For Teachers K - 6th
Primary graders become sun scientists and conduct experiments to learn about the beneficial and harmful effects of the sun and UV radiation. They also investigate their personal sunburn danger zones and learn about how to protect...
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Skin Cancer

For Students 7th - 10th
In this skin cancer worksheet, students review the harmful rays from the sun that cause sunburn and explain the link between the sun and skin cancer. This worksheet has 1 true or false, 3 multiple choice, 3 fill in the blank, and 3 short...
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Introducing Sunburn Issues

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders recognize their skin type and the times when they are in danger of getting sun burnt. They use knowledge of causes and prevention of sunburn to persuade others to protect their skin.
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Do Astronauts Need Sunscreen?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Why don't astronauts all come home with sunburns? It turns out that there are many different sources of radiation exposure for astronauts. A video outlines the radioactive dangers and protective measures astronauts must take.
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Sunburns and Sore Muscles: Working to Save the Farm During the Great Depression

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Fifth through eighth graders engage in a instructional activity in which they study working class people during the Great Depression. They work to develop an understanding of the economic developments in Arkansas during the 1930's....
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Summer Safety Activity: Sun Safety

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students learn about preventing sunburns. For this sun safety lesson, students explore the effects of the sun and find different types of protection from the sun. When finished students create a beach scene using real sand.
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Sun and Skin

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work in small groups researching different aspects of the sun and skin. The groups summarize and answer questions about the material in a presentation to the class.
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Skin Cancer

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Do we really need sunscreen? What are the risks of tanning? Learners explore these questions through a series of informational texts and engaging, hands-on activities.
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A Day at the Beach!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewMake math class feel like a day at the beach (minus all the sunburns, of course). Given information about a pail, a soup can, and a plastic pyramid mold, pupils calculate the volume of sand that can fit in each. They then design sand...
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Sun Safety

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders look at how sunscreen works and track weather and UV index. In this health lesson, the teacher demonstrates how sunscreen works, then explains the concept of solar noon and how the sun's rays can burn skin. Students choose...
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Skin and the Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Though UV radiation can damage skin, it isn't all bad. The third installment in a six-part series allows the class to study the structure and function of skin. They learn about the different types of skin cancer and the SPF rating...
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Sun Safe Summer Activity Pack

For Students K - 5th Standards
Eight activities make up a packet all about sun safety. Scholars mix and match how animals stay sun safe, dress paper dolls in appropriate summer clothing, make a cootie catcher, solve word puzzles, grow sunflowers, examine pictures,...
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Sun Blocks: Building a Foundation for Healthy Skin

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Here comes the sun! Primary graders engage in activities that teach them how to protect themselves from the effects of UV rays. They learn that each season (fall, winter, spring, and summer) offers its own special challenges so they...
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There's More to Light than Meets the Eye

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars explore the concept that not all light is visible to the human eye. Although UV light is not visible, it can still be harmful, causing sunburns or skin cancer. They use special beads to detect UV light around the school....
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How Effective is Your Sunscreen?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Protect skin from UV radiation! Groups design and conduct an experiment to test the effectiveness of UV safety products. The groups collect the data from the experiment and prepare a lab report. In the second day of the activity,...
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Study Jams! Lithosphere, Hydrosphere & Atmosphere

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Three of Earth's spheres are introduced to your earth scientists: lithosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere. Each are described with text, while a combination of photographs and computer images are displayed. One of the best ways to use...
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Don't Burn, Baby, Burn!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars consider products that provide protection from sunburn and other negative effects of the sun's ultraviolet rays. They develop or improve upon sun-screening products that are meant to provide protection for populations at...
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Illnesses and Injuries: Health Vocabulary

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Help your English learners name what's ailing them with this presentation about illnesses and injuries. From backaches to sunburns, to measles, the funny illustrations in these slides will help your class to identify the English words...
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Conjunctions: And, But, and Or

For Students 3rd - 4th
Conjunctions are the focus of this language arts activity. Young writers identify the conjunctions in sentences, choose and, but, or or to complete sentences, match two columns of words, and join them with conjunctions to create complete...
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Why Do We Have to Wear Sunscreen?

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Impress upon your learners the importance of using sunscreen to protect their skin throughout life. With this video, they will learn not only about the basics of how much sunscreen to apply and for how long, but they will also have the...
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Remote Sensing and Landsat Satellite Imagery

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students comprehend how satellites use remote sensing to produce images. They use supervised classification with Landsat images. Students recognize that the earth's surface has different basic land surfaces that reflect/emit different...
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Light

For Teachers 9th - 12th
You could call this five presentations rolled into one resource! The first topic of concern is the characteristics of electromagnetic waves.The electromagnetic spectrum is examined next, followed by the behavior of light. Several slides...

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