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    Sun : The Gateway to Life Sun : The Gateway to Life Presentation Transcript

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