Generation SunSmart is an eLearning site developed for early childhood educators, primary school teachers and staff and children in years 5 and 6. Modules around skin cancer, being SunSmart and sun protection strategies can be completed at your own pace and revisited at any time. Complete all the modules to receive a Generation SunSmart certificate!
How to create good sun protection habits
How to to create good sun protection habits is a brochure parents and teachers can download and print off. It outlines facts about skin cancer in Australia and some easy ways to keep protected from the suns UV radiation.
Check your daily local UV
Find out your daily local sun protection times (the times during the day when sun protection is needed) via the Bureau of Meterology website, your local newspaper, the UV Alert Widget, or the SunSmart App.
The UV Alert Widget
Embed the SunSmart Widget onto your schools website for parents and staff to easily check the UV levels every day.
Numeracy and Literacy Activities
SunSmart Curriculum Resources (for teachers)
Updated curriculum resources coming 2020
This range of curriculum resources provides teachers with information and classroom activities on skin cancer and sun protection. There are seven units of work (K-6). Each unit provides interactive and practical learning about UV radiation and its impact in the Science and Technology learning area.
- Early Stage 1- Kindergarten
- Stage 1- Year 1
- Stage 1- Year 2
- Stage 2- Year 3
- Stage 2- Year 4
- Stage 3- Year 5
- Stage 3- Year 6
SunSmart Excursion and Newsletter Inserts
SunSmart Communications to include in newsletters or information you give to parents and carers to remind them that sun protection is the best form of skin cancer prevention.
SunSmart Hat-Wearing Toolkit
The SunSmart Hat-Wearing Toolkit is available to support schools with implementing SunSmart hats. The toolkit provides a simple step-by-step process that schools can follow, plus a whole range of supporting resources.
Shop Cancer Council products online
SunSmart resources are available to order online here: sunsmartnsw.com.au/ordering-resources/