In this activity, students use UV beads to investigate the effectiveness of different sunscreen lotions.
By the end of this activity, students should be able to:
- explain the connection between UV rays from the Sun and sunburn
- explain how our skin can be protected through the use of sunscreen
- explain the Sun protection factor (SPF) and how it relates to different levels of protection.
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- introduction/background notes
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- what to do
- extension ideas
- student handout.