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Teachers should find these programs helpful for teaching students about sun safety. Find the one that is right for you!

Sunny Days Healthy Ways
Sunny Days Healthy Ways is a set of curricula (K - 5th grade) designed around the principles of project-based learning to teach sun safety.

Choose Your Cover Campaign
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention developed the Choose Your Cover campaign. Although the activities concluded May 2003, all of the materials are still available on the website free of charge.

Intersun Programme
Created in collaboration with a variety of international health organizations, the World Health Organization Intersun Programme provides informational packages for schools. These resources are free of charge.

SunWise
Developed by the Environmental Protection Agency, the program contains classroom-based, school-based, and community-based components. These resources are free of charge.

SunSafe
SunSafe is the name of several National Cancer Institute sponsored projects based at Dartmouth. Classroom materials are provided free of charge.

Skin Cancer Protection Program
The California Department of Health and Safety has a wide variety of materials available free of charge to the public. The site contains curriculum, promotional materials and more.

Sun Safe Schools has attempted to list all large or national programs available to the public that are appropriate for schools. Contact info@sunsafeschools.net to suggest additions.

Sun Safe Schools does not endorse any specific program. Examine each one carefully to see if it meets your district’s requirements and standards.

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