The Role & Importance of the Sun


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Fossil fuels DO NOT include:

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The sun plays a part in:

I. The water cycle

II. The formation of wind

III. The formation of tidal waves

2. How does the sun help form tidal waves?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These interactive study resources will quiz your understanding of the importance of the sun. Quiz topics include what fossil fuels are and what the sun plays a role in with regard to natural processes on earth.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be assessed on these key points:

  • The sun's connection to tidal waves
  • The sun's influence on the wind
  • How the sun's light is important for life on earth

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the importance of the sun
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the sun's light as a source of crucial to earth's survival
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the sun and how it's connected to various life cycles on earth

Additional Learning

For more on the sun, review the accompanying lesson entitled The Role & Importance of the Sun. These study points will be covered in the lesson:

  • How long it takes for the sun's rays to reach earth
  • The process of photosynthesis for plant life
  • What is the water cycle