How does the Sun get hot?

Have you ever wondered how the Sun gets hot? How does a big ball of gas cause so much heat? NASA has asked the same questions and has an answer to these questions. NASA has made a short video on their Space Place website explaining the answer:

After watching this video you now understand that gravity fuels the Sun which allows our solar system to be the way that it is!

If you would like a poster to explain this process:

Credit: NASA/Space Place
Credit: NASA/Space Place

8.5 X 11 Poster

This is just one a many short fun informative videos. NASA touches on topics like how the solar system formed to how do we use GPS to order a pizza.  With each snap video a poster is provided that you can  print out and share with your students further. To access further Snap videos click the following link:

Snap Videos

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