An exploration of the Sun's physical appearance and its position in the solar system. It is very important to humans on Earth. NOTE: This clip was factually accurate when originally broadcast.

First broadcast:
9 October 2000

The clip could be used as a starting point to explain to children about the apparent movement of the Sun in the sky and relating this to Earth orbiting the Sun. This clip could also be used within a topic on seasonal change and help explain why we have different seasons, relating the changes to the position of Earth in relation to the Sun.