At this Web site, you will learn about the sun's ultraviolet
rays and how they affect your skin. What are the three
types of ultraviolet rays? What are three factors that
affect your exposure to ultraviolet rays?
Other Risks from the Sun
Sunburn isn't the only harmful effect of spending time
in the sun. Visit this Web site to learn about other
health risks associated with the sun. What are the symptoms
of heat illness? How can you avoid becoming dehydrated
when working outdoors in the sunshine?
The Sun's Effects on Health
At this Web site, you will find out how the sun's rays
affect health. What are three harmful effects of ultraviolet
radiation on health? Name the three major types of skin
Protection from the Sun's Rays
Visit these Web sites to learn how to protect yourself
from the sun. What are four tips for keeping safe from
the sun's harmful rays? What are three guidelines to
follow when choosing sunscreen?
One way to protect yourself from the sun is to understand
the UV Index. Visit this Web site to learn about the
UV Index and how you can use it as a guide to your sun
behavior. What is the UV Index? What does a UV Index
reading of 7 to 9 mean? What actions should you take
to protect yourself during a day when the UV Index is
7 to 9?