All About the Sun

NCVPS Earth and Environmental Science 2016 Spring Semester

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What is the sun?

The sun is a star that Earth orbits around. The sun lies at the heart of our solar system and Mercury, Venus, Mars and Jupiter orbit the sun as well! It is 99.8 percent of our solar systems mass. It is almost 10,000 degrees fahrenheit. From the inside out, the sun is made up from the core layer, radiative zone, convective zone. They layers above the sun are the photosphere, chromosphere and corona.

Layers of the Sun

Vocabulary To Know!

By Gabi Overcast-Hawks

NCVPS Earth and Environmental Honors Science

2016 Spring Semester