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  • School Systems: The Importance of Promoting & Providing Sun Protection! (PDF)Opens in a new browser window
    Describes why and how school sites should integrate sun-safety education, policies, and shade implements into their standard operation and physical plant.
  • Sun Safety Teaching Materials (PDF)Opens in a new browser window
    Two-page list of skin cancer prevention curriculums, resource guides, videos, and UV-reactive promotional items designed for use to instruct preschool children through grade 12.
  • Skin Cancer Prevention Fact Sheets for use with Elementary School Students
    Grades 1-2 (PDF)Opens in a new browser window | Grades 3-4 (PDF)Opens in a new browser window | Grades 5-6 (PDF)Opens in a new browser window
  • Skin Cancer Prevention Posters for Elementary Schools
    Grades 1-3 (PDF)Opens in a new browser window | Grades 4-6 (PDF)Opens in a new browser window
  • School Sun-Safety Policy Development Resources (PDF)Opens in a new browser window
    One-page list of skin cancer prevention policy templates and background information for use in school settings
  • Guidelines for School Programs to Prevent Skin Cancer (PDF)Opens in a new browser window
    Comprehensive federal recommendations for reducing skin cancer risk through education, policies, environmental change, staff development, family involvement, and program evaluation. [See Appendix B for "Sunscreen: How To Select, Apply, and Use It Correctly."]
  • Resolution on Sun Safety School Policies and Education to Prevent Skin Cancer (PDF)Opens in a new browser window
    Provided by the American School Health Association.
  • Sun Safety: Skin Cancer Prevention Measures at School (PDF)Opens in a new browser window
    Provided by the California State Parent Teacher Association.
  • Skin Cancer Prevention Within Health Education (PDF)Opens in a new browser window
    Provided by the American Association for Health Education.
  • Successful School-Based Skin Cancer Prevention Activities (PDF)Opens in a new browser window
    Discover what award-winning schools do to integrate sun-safety activities.
  • Elementary School Students (AVI, 254MB)Opens in a new browser window 
    Sun-safety products provided by: Eyes Cream Shades | School Sun Hats | Fun in the Sun Wear
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    Last modified on: 11/6/2008 12:47 AM