Why is the Sky Blue? - Lesson for Kids


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This object in the sky has a lot to do with why the sky is blue.

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1. Really small particles are called this.

2. All light goes in a straight line unless something gets in its way. Then it will reflect, bend or ______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Go through this quiz and worksheet to quickly find out how many facts you know about the sky. On the quiz, you'll be asked about different things that work together to make the sky blue.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using this worksheet and quiz, you can check if you know these facts:

  • The name for really small particles
  • Object in the sky that helps it look blue
  • How light acts when something gets in its way
  • Color that has the shortest waves

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - get the main facts from the lesson on the sky's color
  • Information recall - remember what the sky is like
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about colors and their waves

Additional Learning

Learn more about the sky by looking at the lesson called Why is the Sky Blue? - Lesson for Kids. Use this lesson to explore these topics:

  • How we see colors
  • Facts about the sky
  • Link between the sky and other objects