Sun Safety Teacher Resources

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A Time for All Seasons - Summer

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
The sun is shining and the birds are singing, what better time to teach young learners about the fun season of summer. In this week-long science series, children learn how the rotation and orbit of the earth influence the days and...
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What Will Happen During the Solar Eclipse?

For Students K - 6th
Where will you be during the August 21st solar eclipse? Join Squeeks and Jessi as they explain how a solar eclipse works, where to see a full or partial eclipse in the US, and safety precautions to take while viewing the total solar...
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Getting Ready for the Eclipse!

For Students K - 6th
Get a grip on this year's eclipse and understand why some places around the world see it differently or not at all.
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Summer Picture Cards

For Students K - 12th
As summer approaches, get your ASD learners ready for the hot weather and time away from school. Teach them the holidays that occur over the summer, along with clothes that are worn and activities that are done during the season.
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Safe and Healthy Summer: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The pull to sloth can be strong in the summer. The couch and the beach beckon, but the lazy days also provide the opportunity to practice healthy habits. Two activities urge tweens to try something new. First, they research healthy items...
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Summer Safety Items

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
In this seasons worksheet, learners look at 7 pictures, circle the pictures that are good for summer sun safety and write a sentence explaining why the items circled help keep them safe in the summer.
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Melts in Your Bag, Not in Your Hands

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Pupils study how the sun transfers heat to the earth through radiation. They examine how animals absorb energy from the sun to warm their bodies by experiment with chocolate melting. They examine sun safety.
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Dear Pen Pal, Be Sun Safe

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students write a persuasive letter encouraging a friend to be sun safe. They identify safety precautions that can prevent injury from UV rays. Students circle the most effective sun safety items from the list on the board. They discuss...
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As the Sun Burns

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students test commercial sunscreens or sunglasses for accuracy of their Sun Protection Factor. They devise a method for testing UV beads with a visual clues which they publish as research. They investigate occupations such as...
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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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Heads Up

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
To celebrate cultural diversity and multicultural awareness, learners explore the nature of headwear used around the world. They brainstorm the types of headwear they've seen, and then discuss why people wear coverings on their heads....
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Comparing Sunscreens

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars perform sunscreen experiments.  In this comparing sunscreen lesson, students perform experiments using UVB sensors, calculators, and LabPro technology to determine the best sunscreen.  They collect UVB data and find the...
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Beach Cleanup at a Local Beach

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students participate in an environmental clean-up activity. In this environmental lesson, students travel to a local beach. Working in small teams, students collect trash from the local beach. Returning to school, students sort the trash...
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What's Up?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine the vocabulary and objects associated with objects in the sky and weather. They observe the sky outside of their classroom and create a list of things in the sky. Students then analyze a poster, read and discuss key...
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Contemporary Cloze - The Internet

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
For this cloze reading worksheet, students read a short passage on The Internet, then fill in 10 missing words from the passage with words provided in a word bank. Teaching objectives, teaching points, evaluation objectives, and answers...
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Nanoscience and Sunscreen

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use the topic of sunscreen to explore the "issues related to size and scale" as energy and matter interact. They compare the visible opacity of different substances to their ability to block ultraviolet radiation.
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Where Does Maple Syrup Come From?

For Students 4th - 6th
In this maple syrup worksheet, students read an informational article about the discovery of maple syrup, how we get maple syrup today, the "sugar house", how to grade it, and a recipe for a snow cone. Students answer nine true and false...
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Block the Sun, Not the Fun

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discover ways to protect themselves from the sun. They identify diseases that are caused by too much sun exposure. They take a quiz and measure their progress throughout the year.
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UV Rays

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the effects of UV rays and practice finding the UV index for where they live. For this health lesson, 4th graders listen to a lecture about ultraviolet rays, then find the UV index in their area and write a story...
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Protection from Sun Damage

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students identify the effects of sun damage and identify the differences between healthy and damaged skin cells due to over exposure to the sun. Students discuss what they will need to do to protect themselves from the suns harmful UV...
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Health Education: An Integrated Approach

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders advocate to others the dangers associated with excessive sun exposure. In this health lesson plan, 2nd graders participate in an experiment in order to identify methods for protecting themselves from the sun.
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Shining the Light on Skin

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate the relationships between certain environmental factors and levels of exposure to sunlight. The variables of location, time of year, and day, and the weather which affect the intensity of the sun are explored in this...
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What's Up?

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Pupils observe what items or objects are in the sky and record the information down.  In this science lesson plan, students look at a poster to guide their discussion about the observations they had made.  Pupils also talk about what...
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Using Commas for Clear Writing

For Students 5th - 6th
In this commas worksheet, students learn to use commas to help write more clearly. Students complete three exercises with commas.

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