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TeachEngineering: Using Nanoparticles to Detect, Treat and Protect from Skin Cancer

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Young scientists take on the role of biomedical engineers as they accept the challenge of using nanoparticles to help detect, treat, and protect people from skin cancer. Researchers perform hands-on activities to become familiar with the...
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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Personal Health Series Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Personal Health Series is designed to teach middle schoolers how to improve their own health. The 22 lessons address the CASEL competencies and are divided into five categories: Fitness and Fun; Hygiene; Nutrition; Puberty, Growing...
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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series for high schoolers is divided into 18 lessons that examine alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; emotional and behavioral health; infectious diseases; and conditions such as diabetes,...
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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series, designed to address the CASEL competencies, focuses on helping middle schoolers understand what can happen when the body doesn’t function properly. The 18 lessons cover three...
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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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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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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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Summer Safety Activity: Sun Safety

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students learn about preventing sunburns. In this sun safety lesson plan, 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 Safety

For Teachers K
Students discuss how to protect oneself from the sun.  In this sun safety lesson, students explore the movement of the sun throughout the day by tracing their shadows periodically using outdoor chalk.  Students discuss how the shorter...
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The Sun Safety Activity Guide

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students examine the sun safety guide. They identify the dangers of getting too much sun and not protecting themselves. They participate in hands-on activities to finish the lesson.
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Slip on a Shirt Dot to Dot

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
In this sun safety activity worksheet, students use their counting skills to connect the dots numbered 1-31. Students also read the sentence pertaining to safety in the sun.
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Skin Cancer: Grades 6-8

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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Don't Burn, Baby, Burn!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students 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 risk...
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Skin Cancer: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lather up! That's the takeaway from two activities that focus on skin cancer. To begin, class members read articles to gather information about sun exposure, tanning, and skin cancer. They use this information to design a pamphlet to...
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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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Too Much Sun, Not Much Fun

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders, in groups, research the dangers of too much sun. They are to create and present posters they made showing the information of what happens when one is exposed to too much sun and how to protect your skin from the sun.
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What Happens When You Get Heat Stroke? sun stroke, homeostasis, body temperature

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Exertional heat stroke is one of the three leading causes of death in sports, but with the help of this video young athletes will be able to avoid this life-threatening condition. Offering clear explanations of how the body dissipates...
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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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Hang Loose, Be Water Safe!

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine and discuss summer water safety guidelines. They read the handout "Lifeguard Lani's Water Safety Tips" as a class, and complete a worksheet. Students then write water safety problem scenarios and trade with a partner,...
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Solar S'Mores

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Young scholars see that solar energy is the energy given off by the sun. They explain that when light energy is absorbed by objects it is changed to heat energy and that dark-colored objects absorb more light and store more heat from...
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Coping with real situations

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students practice the skills of coping with real situations. They act out and role play various sceanarious dealing with real life situations. Students access how to protect their skin from the sun as well.
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Sobriety Testing Stations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners identify each of the different sobriety tests and how they are used to detect the amount of alcohol consumed by a person and the physical affects of drinking alcohol.
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Tanning Teens

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the government's role in dealing with health issues among teenagers. They list the major concerns that health officials would have regarding teens and tanning. Students explore the potential role of government in...