The science of sun care

Ages 4 - 7, 7 - 11

Before watching 'The science of sun care' film, briefly discuss these questions to get your child thinking about sun safety:

  • What is sunburn?
  • How do people get sunburn?
  • Why is it important to avoid sunburn? It can lead to serious medical conditions later in life


Discussion questions:

After seeing the video, discuss these questions to help increase your child’s understanding of sun safety:

  • Talk about why it’s important to avoid sunburn (the potential consequences) and how different skin types are affected by the sun.
  • Discuss the different options for sun protection: sun cream, covering up and staying in the shade.
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