Sun Facts: Lesson for Kids


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The Sun is the _____ in our solar system.

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1. Why does the Sun look big if it is actually on the small side?

2. What is the Sun made of?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There aren't many things nicer than a bright, sunny day. Still, too much of anything, even a good thing, isn't always such a good thing. On this quiz and worksheet, you will answer test questions about what the Sun really is, what it's made of, and what it can do.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answering the quiz questions will test what you know about:

  • What our Sun is
  • Why it looks so big when it really isn't
  • Which vitamin it helps to build in our bodies

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand what you have read about what sunspots are
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to explain what the Sun is made up of
  • Information recall - remember what you learned about what makes the Sun the only one of its kind in our solar system

Additional Learning

For more fun in the Sun, study the lesson called Sun Facts: Lesson for Kids. By the time you're through, you'll know how to:

  • Tell how hot the Sun gets
  • List some things that are powered by the Sun
  • Explain why staying out in the Sun for too long can harm your skin