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Avoid unprotected exposure to sunlight, seek shade, and never indoor tan.

 W Wear sun protective clothing, including a long-sleeved shirt, pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and sunglasses year-round.
 A Apply recommended amounts of broad-spectrum sunscreen with a sunburn protection factor (SPF) ≥ 30 to all exposed skin and reapply every two hours, or as needed.
 R Routinely examine your whole body for changes in your skin and report suspicious changes to a parent or healthcare provider.
 E Educate your family and community about the need to be SunAWARE.

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Our SunAWARE school curriculum is based on five action steps: Avoid unprotected UV exposure and never indoor tan, Wear sun protection clothing, Apply adequate amounts of SPF 30+ sunscreen, Routinely examine your skin for changes, and Educate others. The SunAWARE acronym incorporates both sun protection and skin cancer detection components. The curriculum meets or exceeds the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and National Common Core Standards as well as the Next Generation Science Standards.

There are four academic levels: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12 with lesson plans, evaluation tools, and additional resources. We prevent skin cancer one child at a time by providing our curriculum and resources at no charge. The SunAWARE curriculum is easily replicated and adapted with clear goals and objectives, as well as lesson sequence, supporting material, special needs adaptations, extensions, co-curricular links, teacher resources, and evaluation materials. Additional resources are available, for more information contact the foundation.

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