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School Systems: The Importance of Promoting & Providing Sun Protection! (PDF)
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)
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)
Grades 3-4 (PDF)
Grades 5-6 (PDF)
Skin Cancer Prevention Posters for Elementary Schools
Grades 1-3 (PDF)
Grades 4-6 (PDF)
School Sun-Safety Policy Development Resources (PDF)
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)
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)
Provided by the American School Health Association.
Sun Safety: Skin Cancer Prevention Measures at School (PDF)
Provided by the California State Parent Teacher Association.
Skin Cancer Prevention Within Health Education (PDF)
Provided by the American Association for Health Education.
Successful School-Based Skin Cancer Prevention Activities (PDF)
Discover what award-winning schools do to integrate sun-safety activities.
Elementary School Students (AVI, 254MB)
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