hat is Sunwise Program?
Cleaning up a broken CFL
Check UV Index in Your Area
Learn about the UV Index
• How is the UV Index calculated?
New labels for light bulbs
Businesses using CFLs
When will I start seeing the new labels?
New labels emphasize brightness not watts
What will the new labels looks like?
Requirements for business
Includes storage, transportation, recycling and disposal of CFLs and other bulbs that contain mercury
• Check UV index in your area
Protect Your Skin
• Sun Safety Tips
• Kids' SunWise website
• K-8 Tool Kit (activities, lessons & videos)
For Communities & Schools
• Learn about SunWise program
• How do I read the UV Index?
• How does UV radiation affect our health?
• Download UV index app
• Post UV index widget on your website
• Sign up for UV index email alerts
• Skin Cancer Facts (by State)
• Related Organizations
• What is the UV Index?
• What is the Ozone?
• Sun Safety Tips (Activity)
• Sunwise Survivor (Game)
• K-5 Activities for classroom
• Lesson ideas & videos
• UV data (enter and view your class data)
• Posters, guides & publications
• Certifications for outdoor recreaction staff
• Register your shcool to participate
• Find participating commnities
• Frequently Asked Questions
• Give us your feedback (educator survey)
What is SunWise?
• Free educational program
• Focus on health & environment
• Lesson plans
• Classroom activities
• UV measurement & reporting
• And much more!
Register to participate
Poster Content Winners
SunWise teamed up with the SHADE Foundation of America. We received more than 12,000 submissions.
An educational program for kids & teachers