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EPA's SunWise Program

provides activities to teach children (K-8th grade) about the ozone layer, UV radiation, and how to be safe in the sun. Sign up to receive a free activity kit and access to other educational resources. (Environmental Protection Agency)

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Interesting Fact:

A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 means very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Minimize sun exposure during midday hours, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen with an SPF of at least 15. Wear protective clothing and sunglasses to protect the eyes.
The ozone layer forms a thin shield high up in the sky

Ozone layer

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