Beyond Energy – The Sun and the Solar SystemOn a daily basis the Sun provides the Earth with warmth and light. These are two items that are essential for sustaining life on the planet. In addition, the Sun is also a source of energy to help power our homes and businesses. It can be said that the Sun is one of the most important parts of our daily life.
However, the Sun is much more. The Sun is also an integral part of our solar system. The solar system is comprised of the Sun and several planets that revolve around it. The planets include Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Also our solar system includes moons which orbit each of the planets, asteroids, meteors and much more. The solar system is one of the most interesting areas of space that can be studied.
We know that the Sun is an important part of our everyday life because of what it provides us. However, it is important to know the solar system and how the Earth is part of a bigger picture. To learn more about our solar system, here are some helpful pages that can educate people of all ages. We hope this information is useful to you and to others.
- Facts About the Earth’s Sun
- National Geographic Information on the Sun
- The Sun Windows to the Universe
- About the Sun
- The Interior of the Sun
- Motions of the Sun
- Views of the Solar System
- How Big is the Solar System?
- Our Solar System
- A Tour of the Solar System
- Fun Solar System Facts for Kids
- Introduction to the Planets for Kids
- The Planets and Dwarf Planets
- The Sun Science Games and Videos for Kids
- Our Solar System NASA Information
- Amazing Space
- Voyager Space Information
- Asteroids and Other Objects
- Meteor Showers
- Meteors and Meteorites
- All about Comets
- Learning about the Elements of the Solar System
- An Educational Activity on the Planets
- Planetary Games and Puzzles
- Information on Our Solar System and the Planets
- Questions and Answers about our Solar System
- Learning About Our Universe
- All About the Planets
- A Comet Game
- Facts on the Moon!
- A Virtual Scavenger Hunt on the Solar System
- Explanation of Asteroids
- Solar System Exploration Resources
- Solar System Resources for Kids and Teachers
- Tour the Solar System Classroom Resources
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