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SunGuard Man Factoid #24:

You can get a sunburn in the winter! Protect your skin with sunscreen and sunglasses when skiing, snowboarding or playing in the snow!

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In order to save the people of earth from Ultraviolet, SunGuard Man needs to find the answers to some important questions about sun protection. Type the answers in the box next to each question. If you need help, click on the clues to the left, and then click the back button in your browser to go back to the treasure hunt. Click the submit button when you're finished to be eligible to win a prize!


  1. Which type of ultraviolet radiation causes most sunburn?


  2. During which season of the year is ultraviolet radiation the strongest?

    Spring Summer Fall Winter

  3. Ultraviolet radiation is most intense in the area of the world closest to the:.

    Tropic of Cancer North Pole Equator South Pole

  4. The cells of the epidermis of the skin which determine skin color are called the:

    Melanocytes Sebaceous Glands Stem Cells Langherans Cells

  5. What is the most dangerous type of skin cancer?

    Basal Cell Carcinoma Squamous Cell Carcinoma Epidermal Carcinoma Melanoma

  6. What is the most common type of skin cancer?

    Melanoma Epidermal Carcinoma Basal Cell Carcinoma Squamous Cell Carcinoma

  7. People with this type of skin are at higher risk of developing skin cancer:

    Light skin that burns easily Olive skin Dark Skin Oily skin

  8. Another risk factor for skin cancer is history of severe:

    Injuries Headaches Sunburn Umbrella use

  9. If you must be outside in the midday sun, cover up with clothing and use __________ with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 15 or higher.

    Sunglasses An umbrella A hat Sunscreen

  10. One way to protect yourself against the sun’s harmful rays is to seek the __________ of buildings, trees, and awnings

    Shade Warmth Light Fresh air



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