We present this lesson on the same day the FDA has approved a fat substitute for cooking. Now millions of people across the country will increase their fried and junk food intake, only realizing later that all those extra fat-free calories will still get converted to extra pounds. Get your kids into shape by having them walk, and chart how far they’ve gone.
For a number of years now researchers have educated the public and reinforced the statements that tans are unhealthy, and the sun can cause skin damage and even cancer. Still, the local pool is packed and the beaches are more for “catching some rays” than swimming or surfing. As the atmosphere above is damaged, the sun’s ultraviolet rays become more dangerous each year. What can you do to help students understand the importance of protecting their skin?