The SunWise Program is an environmental and health education program that aims to teach children and their caregivers how to protect themselves from overexposure to the sun. Through the use of classroom, school, and community components, SunWise seeks to develop sustained sun-safe behaviors. Learn more about the SunWise program. SunWise is also available en español.
How to be SunWise
- Action steps for sun safety
- UV Index forecast
- Skin cancer facts for your state
- Don't Fry Day
- Related links
The SunWise Program
- SunWise kids
- Play the survivor challenge
- Take action, be SunWise
- What is the ozone layer?
- UV Index scale
Register today for a free introductory SunWise webinar.
UV Index applications
How is the UV Index calculated?
How does UV radiation affect our health?
Most requested publications
Mission SunWise Activity Book (PDF) (16pp, 2.2MB, About PDF)
The sun, UV, and you (PDF) (16pp, 824K, About PDF)
Mission SunWise! (PDF) (16pp, 2.2MB, About PDF)
Prevent Eye Damage (PDF) (2pp, 1MB)
What is the UV Index? (PDF) (2pp, 1.5MB, About PDF)