TITLE

THE SUN AND ITS ENERGY

PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
World Almanac for Kids;2003, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
All of our energy comes from 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 our food and provides fuel for our bodies. Some of the energy from the sun is stored in the form of fossil fuels. Plants absorb energy from the Sun (solar energy) and convert absorbed energy to chemical energy for storage. Animals eat plants and gain the stored chemical energy. People eat plants and meat.
ACCESSION #
8590686

 

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