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This informational piece, part of a series about the future of energy, describes the structure of the sun and the reactions taking place there. Students view a diagram of the four layers that make up the sun and review their characteristics. The energy of the sun results from fusion, which is described in a three-step process. The sun's role in the food chain explains the tremendous need for light and heat from the sun. Other information includes the age of the sun and an estimation of its lifespan. Copyright 2005 Eisenhower National Clearinghouse

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    Informal Education,Grade 8,Grade 11,Middle School,NSDL,Suns,Solar system,Grade 9,Earth and space science,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Geoscience,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184524421T,High School,Grade 10,Space Science,Grade 12,Physical science,Chemistry,Physics,Energy,Grade 7

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    English

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