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Sunscreen in Schools

Applicable Law

Guidance Materials

Fact Sheets

Educational Materials

  • MD Anderson’s “Sunbeatables” Program (Pre-K through 1st grade) – evidence-based curriculum teaches young children about sun protection and promotes sun safety behaviors in an effort to reduce their lifetime risk of developing skin cancer. Lesson plans, activities, toolkits, and teacher guides are available at

Additional Resources

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – features basic information, sun safety, statistics, and tips for schools:
  • SunWise (Grades K-8) – an educational program and toolkit created to teach children about ozone, UV radiation, and health effects of overexposure to UV. Materials are easily downloadable and available in English and Spanish: