Think Before You Start - Discuss

Do you like getting a sun tan?

What is happening? Is it beneficial to our health?

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Quick-Fire Questions

  1. What are the benefits of being in the sun?
  2. What are the risks of overexposure to the sun?
  3. How can people stay safe in the sun?
  4. What can people do if they get sunburnt?

Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?

Sun protection: actions and products that help you stay safe in the sun.

UV Rays: ultraviolet radiation present in sunlight that can cause damage to human skin, which can lead to sickness.

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Fix this broken sentence!

Its important that you reapply your sunscreen throughout the day, too make sure your keeping yourself well protected in the sun

Stretch Yourself...

Write instructions explaining how to stay safe in the sun.

Go Create...

Create a collage showing the positives and the negatives of being in the sun.

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