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Measuring and Protecting Skin

Measuring and Protecting Skin

Life Science

Prepare yourself for teaching the activity, "Measuring and Protecting Skin," where students measure their own skin and learn why it's important to protect it from sunlight.

Demonstration slide set for teachers.


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Author(s): Nancy P. Moreno, PhD, Barbara Z. Tharp, MS, and Judith Dresden, MS.
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Measuring and Protecting Skin


Science Safety Considerations

What Has Skin?

Session 1: Estimating Surface Area

Session 2: The Law of Nines

Let's Talk About It

The Science of Skin


Funded by the following grant(s)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

My Health My World: National Dissemination
Grant Number: 5R25ES009259
The Environment as a Context for Opportunities in Schools
Grant Number: 5R25ES010698, R25ES06932

Houston Endowment Inc.

Foundations for the Future: Capitalizing on Technology to Promote Equity, Access and Quality in Elementary Science Education