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Sun : The Gateway to Life
Sun : The Gateway to Life
Sun : The Gateway to Life
Sun : The Gateway to Life
Sun : The Gateway to Life
Sun : The Gateway to Life
Sun : The Gateway to Life
Sun : The Gateway to Life
Sun : The Gateway to Life
Sun : The Gateway to Life
Sun : The Gateway to Life
Sun : The Gateway to Life
Sun : The Gateway to Life
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Sun : The Gateway to Life

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  • 1. Sun : the Gateway to Life<br />Created By: <br />Danielle Carrasco<br />
  • 2. Give Me the Facts!<br />The sun is a star!<br />Radius= 696,000km<br /> 6,376km = Earth’s Radius<br /><ul><li>Temp. = 10292 degrees Fahrenheit
  • 3. Average temp. for Earth = 68 degrees Fahrenheit
  • 4. 4.5 Billion years old!</li></li></ul><li>Who Needs The Sun?<br />Plants need the sun!<br />Animals need the sun!<br />Humans need the sun!<br />
  • 5. Why Do Plants Need the Sun?<br />Sun helps plants prepare food<br />They make their own food, unlike humans<br />Process is called Photosynthesis!<br />
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  • 7. http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/life-the-series-videos/?bcid=75904881001<br />
  • 8. Why Do Animals Need the Sun?<br />Provides Energy!<br />Sun &gt; Plants &gt; Animals<br />Provides Daylight<br />Provides Oxygen <br />Animals NEED this to live (even fish)!<br />Sun &gt; Plants &gt; Animals<br />Provides Vitamin D<br />Healthy bones and teeth<br />Reptiles : Regulates body temperature<br />
  • 9. Transfer Of Energy <br />V<br />V <br />V<br />V &gt; &gt; &gt; &gt; <br />
  • 10. We Need Sun!<br />Humans need sun for all the same reasons as animals.<br />Why?<br />We are Animals!<br />
  • 11. Sun, Sun, and More Sun!<br />We have to be careful about getting too much sun!<br />Why? It can cause…<br />Sun burn - OUCH!<br />Eye problems<br />Skin Cancer<br />Wrinkles<br />How do we protect ourselves?<br />Sunscreen<br />Shade<br />Sun glasses<br />Limited time in direct sun!<br />
  • 12. Photo Credit<br />Slide One<br />Background Image By John Morgan http://www.flickr.com/photos/aidanmorgan/3091191833/<br />Slide Two<br />Image By NASA Goddard Photo and Video<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/gsfc/4923566097/<br />Slide Three<br />Image By Joe Shlabotnik<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/joeshlabotnik/2886057363/<br />Slide Four<br />Background Image By Sean R<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/sr/5331845/<br />Slide Five<br />Diagram <br />http://home.howstuffworks.com/irrigation.htm<br />Slide Six<br />Background Image By Sherpas428<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/sherpas428/4358105288/<br />
  • 13. Photo Credit Continued<br />Slide Eight<br />Zebra Image By Wwarby<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwarby/4915638447/<br />Lion Image By JohnathanAssink<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/flyingdutchphotos/2297459824/<br />Slide Nine<br />Background Image By Myshutterrocks<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/photoartist63/2431325803/<br />Image By Land_camera_land_camera<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/land_camera/2991272008/<br />Slide Ten<br />Background Image By Jeeheon<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeeheon/5013458497/<br />
  • 14. Refrences<br />Slide Two<br />Information Provided By the NASA Website<br />http://www.nasa.gov/vision/universe/solarsystem/sun_for_kids_main.html<br />Slide Seven<br />Information Provided By KiraJaines<br />http://www.ehow.com/list_5903911_benefits-sun-animals-plants-earth.html<br />

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