Sun Safety Lesson for Kids: Tips & Facts


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The sun emits rays that can be harmful to humans. What two types of rays do we need protection from?

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1. UVA and UVB rays can cause skin cancer, eye damage, and _____.

2. When choosing sunblock it is good to pick one that is broad spectrum. What does broad spectrum mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use your new knowledge of sun protection to answer the questions on this quiz. You will be asked to identify specific ways to protect yourself.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this worksheet, you'll test your understanding of:

  • What two types of sun rays you need to protect yourself from
  • What these rays can do to the body
  • What broad spectrum means in terms of sunscreen

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as the two sun rays you need to protect your skin from
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as broad spectrum sunscreen
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about protecting your lips from the sun

Additional Learning

Do you want to know more about sun protection? If so, read the lesson titled, Sun Safety Lesson for Kids: Tips & Facts. You can learn more things, like:

  • What UV stands for
  • Why you should check the sun protection factor of sunscreen
  • How to protect your eyes from the sun