facebook Read How The Sun Warms Things Up | Science for Grades K-2
1%
Processing, please wait...
It was processed successfully!
Reading Material

Read About Sunlight

Download as PDF   Go Back to Lesson
scientist explains sunlight to kids in the desert
DEFINITION OF SUNLIGHT

Light from the sun is called sunlight and it shines down on the Earth’s surface. Sunlight causes the Earth’s surface to heat up. Some things heat up faster than others. In some places the ground can get so hot you can cook an egg on it!

To better understand how sunlight warms the Earth…

DEFINITION OF SUNLIGHT. Light from the sun is called sunlight and it shines down on the Earth’s surface. Sunlight causes the Earth’s surface to heat up. Some things heat up faster than others. In some places the ground can get so hot you can cook an egg on it! To better understand how sunlight warms the Earth…

LET’S BREAK IT DOWN!

Sunlight causes things to melt.

scientist observes a Popsicle melting in the sun

Melting is when a solid changes into a liquid. Sunlight can speed up the melting process of things like a popsicle.