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Interactive video lesson plan for: The World's Most Unavoidable Carcinogen

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Out in the open air on a beautiful summer day, most people don’t realize that they’re bathing in the world's most common carcinogen – the sun's rays. Ultra violet (UV) rays to be exact. Let’s take a look at how UV rays affect your body, and the sorts of built-in chemical defense systems you're working with to stop any potential damage.

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Kirk Zamieroski

Executive Producer:
Adam Dylewski

Scientific consultants:
Frankie Wood-Black, Ph.D.
Darcy Gentleman, Ph.D.

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Sam Leopard - Je Trace Ma Route

UV Rays and carcinogenic light -

Broad Spectrum Breakdown -

General UV/sunlight -

UV Index -

How UV Affects DNA-

Melanin –

Types of Melanin -

Skin Cancer in African Americans -

UV radiation and cancer effects

DNA Bulge -

How UV Radtion Effects Life On Earth -

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