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Cool Facts about a Hot Place

Cool Facts about a Hot Place

by David Hill

illustrations by Scott Pearson

This article presents a lot of facts about the sun and information about how the sun affects Earth. Although some of the concepts may be challenging, the writer uses humour and comparisons with familiar things to help readers get a sense of the enormous numbers involved. 

Series: School Journal Level 2 October 2015

Learning area: English, Science

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 4

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: Alpha Centauri, astronomy, day and night, life on Earth, moon, seasons, Southern Cross, stars, sun, sunlight, sunspots

In: School Journal Level 2 October 2015

Publication date: October 2015

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