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  • 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