Thursday, June 10, 2010

Save your Skin

In these months where the sun's strength is at its peak (at least in the Northeast), Save your Skin could be a nice language activity. The activity provides information about the sun's rays and chemicals used in sunscreen, then lets you "mix" up a sunscreen and test it out.

Language Lens
  • In addition to promoting healthy sunning habits, understanding of cause-effect, and reading comprehension strategies, Save your Skin would connect to curriculum areas around energy/light, chemistry, and human anatomy.
Technical Note: This site uses the Shockwave Player, and appears to work better in the Firefox browser on Macs.

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