TITLE

IT STARTS WITH THE SUN

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
World Almanac for Kids;2004, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the Sun as the source of all of Earth's energy. All of our energy traces its source to the Sun. Inside the Sun, hydrogen atoms join together and become helium. This process releases energy that radiates into space in the form of waves. These waves give us heat and light. Energy from the sun is stored in plants and animals that we eat. Animals eat plants and smaller animals. After the plants and animals die, they get buried deeper and deeper underground. After millions of years, they can turned into coal and petroleum--fossil fuels.
ACCESSION #
11074779

 

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