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What is the Sun? - Facts, Layers & Temperature

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Which layer of the sun has the coolest temperatures?

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1. In which layer of the sun is energy created by a fusion reaction?

2. What are sunspots?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will test your understanding of the sun. Areas of emphasis on the quiz will include the sun's layers and temperature.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The layers of the sun
  • Sunspots
  • The temperature of the corona

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the sun
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the sun's characteristics
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what protects humans from solar flares and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To understand more about the sun, review the accompanying lesson called What is the Sun? - Facts, Layers & Temperature. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the function of the sun
  • Explores the radiative zone
  • Explains the convective zone
  • Covers the photosphere
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