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CLIP 8950

How big is the sun in relation to earth?

How big is the sun in relation to earth?

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Key Info
  • How big is the sun in relation to earth?
  • Duration: 00:39
  • The sizes and numerical facts about the sun and earth are illustrated through colourful paintings on a screen.
  • Subject:



    The Earth and Beyond

  • Keywords: earth, sun, size, facts, larger, smaller
Ideas for use in class
  • Discussions about why the sun appears to be so small compared with its actual size. Can this theory be shown using classroom equipment? Make models of the planets (to scale if possible) and compare the size of the sun and earth with other planets.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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