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Ban the Beds

In this activity students work as researchers on a TV show and plan a report about the claim that sunbeds cause skin cancer.

Learning objectives:

*Use knowledge about UV light to explain the link between sunbeds and skin cancer.

*Understand how scientific evidence can support a claim.

Curriculum links include:

Key Stage Three:

*Scientifically interpret observations and data, including identifying patterns and using observations, measurements and data to draw conclusions.



*Working Scientifically: interpreting observations and other data (presented in verbal, diagrammatic, graphical, symbolic or numerical form), including identifying patterns and trends, making inferences and drawing conclusions.

*Light and electromagnetic waves: give examples of some practical uses of electromagnetic waves in the ultra-violet regions and describe how ultra-violet waves can have hazardous effects, notably on human bodily tissues.

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