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Item #: AP10393 

Price: $115.44

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360Science™  blends the best of student-engaging digital content with easily adaptable hands-on labs to offer your students a uniquely comprehensive learning experience. 

In this lab experience,
 students carry out an investigation to determine how the effectiveness of sunscreen is influenced by changing the concentration of oxybenzone. They determine the effectiveness by measuring percent transmittance with a spectrophotometer across the UVA wavelength spectrum. Editable, differentiated instructions range from a time-sensitive prescriptive lab to full open inquiry, and robust online videos and content—including a virtual reality (VR) simulation—help students prepare for and better understand the labs they’re conducting.

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Item# AP10393 AP10493
Digital Access 1 Year 3 Year
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360Science™: How Sunscreen Protects Us From Radiation
UV radiation, molecular absorption
Outcomes: By completing this investigation students gain a better understanding of the dangers of ozone depletion and how the ingredients in sunscreen protect us from harmful ultraviolet radiation.
Associated Phenomena: How does climate change impact our health?

Our 1-year option provides access to all digital content for one year plus lab supplies for a single class of 30 students. Our 3-year option extends access to digital content to three years, with a 30% discount on refill supply kits years 2 and 3.

What is Flinn 360Science™?
We’re introducing a whole new way to teach experiential science! We’ve taken a hard look at science study from all perspectives and, thanks to the feedback of thousands of teachers nationwide, we’ve created a way to make it easier to provide personalized instruction while delivering the kind of lab experiences your students truly need.

Our new and comprehensive learning solutions are designed to bring science to life by giving you all the tools you need to incorporate more (and effective) hands-on learning in your classroom or lab. 360Science allows you to provide your students with the support they need to make real-world connections to key scientific principles and help make those abstract concepts concrete.

Every 360Science lab solves the most common challenges educators face in bringing more hands-on science to their students—from not having enough time to matching the right level of challenge for students’ abilities to providing appropriate background content, safety techniques, assessments and more.

Enable student-driven, blended learning through a unique combination of leveled lab instructions supporting prescriptive, guided- and open-inquiry lab exercises (see PDF resource for specific details) with robust digital content, such as videos and carefully curated Open Educational Resources (OER)—along with virtual reality and simulation exercises. From editable, digital instructions to assessments and alignment with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), we have everything you need to improve mastery, remove the intimidation factor and foster your students’ natural curiosity.


1-Year Access

Materials Included in Kit:
Cetyl alcohol, CH3(CH2)14CH2OH, 10 g
Glycerin, C3H5O3, 30 mL
2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone (aka oxybenzone) HOC6H3(OCH3)COC6H5, 24 g
n-Propyl alcohol, CH3CH2CH2OH, 1.5 L
Stearic acid, CH3(CH2)16COOH, 30 g
Triethanolamine, N(CH2CH2OH)3, 7 g
Weighing boats, 40

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data
Constructing explanations and designing solutions
Engaging in argument from evidence

Disciplinary Core Ideas

HS-ESS3.B: Natural Hazards

Crosscutting Concepts

Cause and effect
Structure and function

Performance Expectations

HS-ESS2-2: Analyze geoscience data to make the claim that one change to Earth’s surface can create feedbacks that cause changes to other Earth systems.