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Informative Speech: The Importance Of Using Sun Protection

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General purpose: To inform the public on the importance of using sun protection Specific purpose: To educate the public on the importance of protecting skin from the sun, and to encourage the use sun protection, such as sunscreen and hats, on a daily basis to prevent exposure from the sun that causes unwanted and harmful diseases that could have been preventive. Thesis statement: Many people do not use sun protection on a daily basis and are unaware of the dangers that can be easily preventive by using sun protection. I. Introduction A. Attention getting device: Using sun protection was about as important to me as……… In other words, it was the farthest thing from my mind. Then one weekend at a soccer tournament, I decided not to use sunscreen or any other sun protections and stayed outside in the sun all day without protection that left with me with a painful sunburn and blisters on my shoulders. Your better believe that I thought twice about making sure to apply…show more content…
Relevance of topic to audience: Although the sun is necessary for life, too much sun exposure can lead to adverse health effects. More than 1 million people in the United States are diagnosed with skin cancer each year (EPA). So, everybody is subjected to these potential adverse effects of overexposure to the sun. C. Established Credibility: My family has a history of skin cancer D. Thesis: Many people do not use sun protection on a daily bases and are unaware of the health effects of sun exposure that can be easily preventive by using sun protection. E. Preview: Today I want to educate and motivate you to wear sun protection by explaining how sun exposure affects everyone, that there is no excuse for not protecting yourself with all the different kinds of sun protection products available, and finally, to remind you that the simple step of applying sunblock eliminates potential and preventable health effects. [Transitions: We all know it’s important, so why are so few protecting
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