A Case of Skin Cancer

Catalog #STO-149

Learn about skin cancer and sun safety.

Time To Complete Time to complete: Two 40-minute class periods + homework

Follow the case of a young woman who has an unusual mole on her shoulder.

  • Use the “ABCDE” characteristics of skin cancer to determine that the mole should be biopsied.
  • Analyze a simulated biopsy and determine that the mole is melanoma, a particularly dangerous type of skin cancer.
  • Use materials provided to design and conduct an experiment to test one way to reduce outdoor ultraviolet (UV) light exposure.
  • Use graphic cutouts to create a Skin Cancer and Sun Safety infographic.

Limit 1 free sample per customer

Quantity Price
1 - 9$14.00 ea.
10 - 24$13.30 ea.
25 - 1000$12.60 ea.

Each assembled kit contains:

  • Student instructions
  • Photo of Sofia’s mole
  • Photos of biopsies
  • Skin Cancer Fact Sheet
  • Skin Cancer and Sun Safety sheet
  • Pictures and captions for Skin Cancer and Sun Safety infographic
  • 15 UV color changing beads
  • 3 plastic bowls
  • 3 pieces of black paper
  • Package of sunscreen
  • Cotton pad
  • Piece of fabric
  • Paper umbrella
  • Piece of clay

Also required: An outdoor area or window sill, tap water, scissors, glue or tape, clock or timer, paper towels for clean up

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Refill Your Kit

A Case of Skin Cancer – Pack of 10 Unassembled Kits

Catalog # STO-149U

Unassembled packs contain materials for 10 kits.

  • All supplies, lab materials, and printed labels
  • Student instructions copy master
  • Easy to follow instructions for kit assembly
Quantity Price
1 - 9$110.00 ea.
10 - 1000$104.50 ea.

A Case of Skin Cancer – 10 Kit Refill Pack

Catalog # STO-149R

Refill packs contain materials to replace consumable supplies for 10 kits.

Quantity Price
1 - 9$55.00 ea.
10 - 1000$52.25 ea.

Teacher Testimonial

This is a great thing for me because I teach at an alternative education program and lab equipment is limited for us.

- Science Teacher (TX)

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