Research what the UV index is and why it’s important.
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The UV index is a forecast (provided by the Met Office in the UK) of UV radiation for each day across different regions. It is expressed as a number from 1-11 as follows:
8-10 Very High
a) Ask students to research and make notes on these:
b) Students quiz each person at home (parents/carers/siblings/older family members) to discover if they know what the UV index is:
b) Ask students to share what they have found out. Look at the Met Office UV forecast (search ‘UV Index’) and find out how it works.