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UV absorption effictiveness of sun screen
Testing UV Absorption Effectiveness of Sun Screen
Subject Optics
Level Upper secondary
Language English
Type Experiment, practical activity

This is a simple and inexpensive practical activity that could be a useful demonstration, or a whole class experiment.

It is designed to show that sun screens do absorb UV. It also shows that other creams do not, and that a very high SPF will absorb more UV than a low SPF.  
Contact details
NameNick Baker
Last update: 17 July 2007


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