The Sun




  • Some people from long ago thought of the Sun as a god.
  • They did not want the god to be angry with them.
  • To keep the Sun happy, they offered it gifts such as gold and food

Facts about the Sun:

  1. The Sun is the closest star to the Earth.
  2. The Sun is about 4 billion years old.
  3. Storms on the Sun's surface are called sunspots.
  4. Solar Flares are big explosions of energy.


Review Questions:

A sunspot is a _________?


a.  solar flare

b.  vacation spot

c.  Sun storm