Kindergarten-1st Grade Teacher's Guide
The Teacher’s Guide provides a background on the five sun safety behaviors (wearing protective clothing, hats, and sunglasses, using sunscreen and finding shade), a curriculum overview, tips on incorporating lessons into the daily classroom routine and engaging with
Ray and the Sunbeatables®: A Sun Safety Curriculum is only possible due to the generous support of The Lyda Hill Foundation. We would also like to thank Mr. & Mrs. Mark W. Albers, Baker Botts, LLP, Farmer Family Foundation, The John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation, Linn Energy LLC, LyondellBasell Industries and The Mays Family Foundation for their support.
Includes online training webinar and resources on sun safety importance, curriculum lessons and teacher tips for program implementation.
Provides a background skin cancer and the importance of year-round sun protection.
Introduces Ray and the Sunbeatables® characters and provides curriculum goals and subject alignment for each activity.
How to Use This Curriculum
Provides an overview and description of each curriculum unit, strategies on how to integrate curriculum lessons into daily routines and tips on how teachers can engage in sun safety discussions with children.
Sun Safety Superpowers
Provides an overview of the five sun safety superpowers to reduce lifetime risk of developing skin cancer.
Provides resources and tips on how to engage with parents through every aspect of the program.
Make Sun Protection Visible & Change Policies
Provides tips for making sun protection visible and tools on how to advocate for sun safety policies at your school.
Curriculum Supplemental Materials
Access sun safety songs, school posters, lesson templates, character puppet cut-outs and other items to use with the curriculum lessons.
Provides information on skin cancer types, ultraviolet rays and frequently asked questions.
Includes individuals and organizations who provided valuable contributions to the Sunbeatables® Program.