A Case of Skin Cancer
Learn about skin cancer and sun safety.
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
|1 - 9||$15.14 ea.|
|10 - 24||$14.38 ea.|
|25 - 1000||$13.63 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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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
|1 - 9||$118.97 ea.|
|10 - 1000||$113.02 ea.|
A Case of Skin Cancer – 10 Kit Refill Pack
Catalog # STO-149R
Refill packs contain materials to replace consumable supplies for 10 kits.
|1 - 9||$59.48 ea.|
|10 - 1000||$56.51 ea.|
For several weeks we have done about 3 – 4 kits a week and my students have loved the pace and activity. To see their faces recognize change and surprise is priceless.
- 7th-8th grade science teacher (TX)