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Zoom Astronomy
The Sun Find it! in Zoom Astronomy
- Print-out for Grade 3-5

Use the section on the Sun to answer the following questions.

1. Is the Sun a star, a planet, or a nebula?_______________________

2. Is the Sun solid, liquid, or gaseous ?_______________________

3. During what month is the Sun closest to the Earth?_____________________

4. Where is the Sun hottest?_______________________

5. Where is the Sun coolest?_______________________

6. What element is most plentiful on the Sun?_______________________

7. What element was named after the Sun?_______________________

8. What is the primary atomic reaction that occurs within the Sun that converts hydrogen atoms into helium atoms? _______________________

9. How old is the Sun? ______________________

10. Are sunspots hotter or colder than the surrounding areas?_______________________

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Level: Grade 3-5 Subject: astronomy, science, reading, writing, introduction to research on the Internet

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