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How to Be Safe When You're in the Sun

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How to Be Safe When You're in the Sun


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Type: Informational Material


The weather is warming up, the days are longer and there's more time to be outside doing all kinds of fun things!  But if you're going to be out in the sun, especially on a hot day, you need to stay safe. This resource will tell you how.

This article discusses the prime time to stay out of the sun, hydration, and sunscreen. 

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.8.1) State a health-enhancing position and support it with accurate information.

Example: applying sunscreen has been proven to help prevent skin cancer

Tags: outdoor safety, outdoors, sun, sun safety, sunburn, sunscreen
License Type: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
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Partnered Event: Health/PE COS Summit

This resource may be used during a safety unit, outdoor unit, or noncommunicable disease unit to teach about skin cancer prevention.  

Grade 6 appropriate. 

  This resource provided by:  
Author: Jamie Gilbert
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit