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The Sun: Our Nearest Star (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science)
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The sun is a star, like billions of others. But it is the star that is closest to us. It keeps us warm and gives us light and energy. Without the sun, there would be no life on Earth.
Read and find out what the sun is made of. Find out how hot it is, how far away it is, and how long it takes for its light to reach Earth. And try an experiment that will show you how sunlight helps plants grow.
The sun brings heat, warmth, and energy to the Earth.
What is the sun made of? How big is it? How far away? Read and find out!
About the Author
Franklyn M. Branley is the originator of the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series and the award-winning author of over 140 popular books for readers of all ages. He is Astronomer Emeritus and former Chairman of the American Museum-Hayden Planetarium. Dr. Branley lives in Brunswick, Maine.
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