The Sun: Atmosphere & Facts


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The sun's surface temperature is equal to:

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1. The solar atmosphere is composed of:

2. The sun is mainly composed of:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of the facts about the sun and its atmosphere. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include the temperature and atmosphere of the sun.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • The sun's surface temperature
  • What the solar atmosphere is composed of
  • What the sun is mainly composed of
  • The sun's radius
  • Facts about the sun

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on facts about the sun and its atmosphere
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the facts about the size of the sun in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the sun's temperature and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the parts of the sun's atmosphere

Additional Learning

To learn more about the sun and its atmosphere, review the accompanying lesson, which covers the following objectives:

  • Review the average distance from the Earth to the sun
  • Define solar atmosphere and recognize its components
  • Explore the sun's temperature and radius
  • Examine the composition of the sun