Layers of the Sun: Lesson for Kids


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Which layer of the Sun is in the very center?

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1. Which layer of the Sun do we see from Earth?

2. Which layer is red and can only be seen during an eclipse?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Sun has several layers. This quiz will ask you questions about the different layers and how the Sun creates its energy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you to:

  • Identify the Sun's center layer
  • Know which layer can be seen from Earth
  • Name the red layer that can only be seen during an eclipse
  • List the correct order of the Sun's layers starting from the center
  • Understand the process that uses hydrogen for energy

Skills Practiced

This quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - take away important facts from the related lesson on the Sun's layers
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about nuclear fusion
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about the layers of the Sun to identify the chromosphere

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more facts about the Sun's layers, read the lesson called Layers of the Sun: Lesson for Kids. The lesson will help you:

  • Learn how big the Sun's radiative and convective zones are
  • Know what the word corona means
  • Understand why the Sun isn't a big ball of fire