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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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DangerAtGravesLightDanger at Graves Light FREE on IBook
by Mary Mills Barrow and Maryellen Maguire-Eisen

Five young sailors can hardly believe that a sunny day on the water can cause serious harm. When their grandmother tells them the story of the dangers at Graves Light, they finally understand the need to use sun protection to stay safe on the water.

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Danger at Grave's Light Lesson Plan

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PromPrep101Prom Prep 101 FREE on IBook and Kobo
by Mary Mills Barrow and Maryellen Maguire-Eisen

When Katie learns her prom dress is more expensive than she had planned, she decides she can help pay for it by using money she had saved for a session at the tanning salon. When she learns that tans can cause skin cancers, she tries to warn her friends, but not all her friends believe her...

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Tell Them All Around the World To Be SunAWARE!

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Martin Touhey, Elementary and SunAWARE Educator provides a fun and informative lesson on sun safety for children in grades K-2.

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spotsWhat are these Spots on my Skin?
by Scott and Gus Naughton

Gus and Scott Naughton, a father and son team, created this book to encourage children to pay more attention to changes on their skin. "Spots appear as you grow older, and you should learn to keep track of them", says eight year old Gus. "We wanted children to have a better understanding of how the skin works and why we develop spot's on our skin."

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What Are These Spots Lesson Plan


Wiseheart Cover 2.2021Wiseheart Saves the Dawn FREE 
by Maryellen Maguire-Eisen and Jane Shanny

Wiseheart is the story of a curious and courageous boy from the Cahto Indian tribe. He lives in the land now known as northern California. As he dares to confront his tribe's deep secret, he makes a remarkable discovery. This story has been adapted from traditional tales and is designed to teach another important lesson—sun protection.

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 Wiseheart Saves the Dawn Lesson Plan




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