Worksheet to help pupils understand the science behind sun cream.
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Using the downloadable worksheet 'Know your sun cream':
a) Show the class a bottle of sun cream and discuss why it’s important and how it works. Substances in sun cream absorb or reflect harmful UV rays (ultra violet radiation).
b) Talk through the information on the bottle, listing the following abbreviations/information on the board:
UVA, UVB, SPF, Star Rating
c) Pupils can fill in the 'Know your sun cream' worksheet.