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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners find out why some mineral sunblock rubs in clear. Learners compare nano and non-nano sunblocks and discover how particle size affects visibility.

    Ages 4 - adult
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    NASA
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    In this outdoor activity, learners explore UV rays from the Sun and ways to protect against these potentially harmful rays. Learners use "detectors" (UV beads) at five different stations,...

    Ages 4 - 18
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    NISE Network
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    This is a hands-on activity exploring how nanoscale particles are used in mineral sunblocks to increase their transparency. Learners compare nano and non-nano sunblocks to a visual representation...

    Ages 6 - adult
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    University of Utah
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    In this laboratory experiment, learners explore how effectively different sunscreens protect yeast cells from damage caused by ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Learners may compare differing SPFs of the...

    Ages 8 - adult