Teachers and Schools
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This report reviews scientific literature regarding the rates, trends, causes, and prevention of skin cancer and presents guidelines for schools to implement a comprehensive approach to preventing skin cancer.
Activities and fact sheets to help children understand the importance of staying safe in the sun.
The perfect guide for children to learn how to perform self-skin exams and make skin cancer prevention fun.
Project S.A.F.E.T.Y. (Sun Awareness For Educating Today’s Youth) is a science-based skin cancer awareness and prevention curriculum.
Free skin cancer awareness lesson for grades 6-12. Duration is two class periods, 40 minutes each.
Free online activities and downloadable materials for kids and teachers.
Free sun safety resources for schools ranging from posters to activities.
These resources promote the SunSmart America™ message and provide teachers with information and a range of classroom activities on skin cancer and sun protection.
The SunAWARE curriculum is designed for K-12 students and includes four distinct instructional levels. It encompasses lessons on the factors that affect UV intensity and skin sensitivity as well as proven methods of sun protection and skin cancer recognition. Free school resources including UV meters and info fliers are available.
Free activities and resources for schools.
Australia’s premier skin cancer prevention program has numerous resources for schools and children.
Free sun safety resources and tool kit for K-8 schools. The tool kit contains more than 50 age-appropriate and cross-curricular activities that are aligned with national education standards.
A national sun safety poster contest for K-8th grade students.
A free program for teens and college-age students.
The Your Skin Is In contest asks high school and college students to take a No-Tanning pledge prior to their proms and spring break.