University of Southern Queensland

Online interactive platform for the education of children about solar ultraviolet radiation - to improve community understanding of solar UV exposures and encourage improved sun safety, through the education of children on the factors influencing solar UV radiation.

The specific objectives are to: 

• Employ real-time UV data provided via an internet platform to develop an understanding of the daily factors influencing the solar UV radiation; 
• Analyse real-time data to develop a knowledge of the atmospheric factors that influence the solar UV radiation; 
• Provide an educative initiative for children in regional areas on the health hazards of solar UV.