Far Away But Close Up!

The Sun,Moon,shadows,and Earths movement.

The Sun.

The sun is a yellow dwarf star. The sun is a bright,big ball of burning gas.The sun weighs 2,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 TONS!!!The sun can hold 1.3 million earths inside of it.The sun gets its energy from explosions,the sun gives off energy that moves out in all directions through space.The sun is wider than the length of 15,000,000 football fields.

The Moon

The moon has craters. We only see one side of the moon.The moon controls tides. The moon has "seas" and valleys. The moon orbits earth.The moon is made of rock.Meteors pound the moons surface.


Shadows change sizes. Shadows are longest in the afternoon.When the sun is at its highest point the shadow is the shortest.

Earths Movement

The earth rotates on its axis.The earth revolves around the sun.The earth has landscape.The earth has water.The earth has oxygen.There is life on earth.We live on earth.