This bright volume explores the relationship between the sun's energy and our planet, including the way the sun shapes day and night cycles and the seasons. Through interesting sidebars, eye-catching images, and engaging activities, this book encourages young readers to discover the science behind this brilliant star and its influence on our planet. Easy-to-follow language helps readers understand new concepts. This book also promotes cross-curriculum learning and reasoning skills.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The Sun and Our Planet 5
Chapter 2 Day and Night Cycles 9
Chapter 3 Seasons and Earth's Surface 17
Chapter 4 Solar Energy and Fuel for Earth's Surface 25
Find Out More 30
About the Author 32