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Science Quiz 4/29

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Instead, the sun's energy comes
From Nuclear Fusion
Photosphere
The inner layer of the sun's atmosphere
Nuclear fusion
The process by which hydrogen atoms join together to form helium releasing energy
core
The central part of the sun where nuclear fusion occurs
Chromosphere
The middle layer of the sun's atmosphere
Corona
The outer layer of the sun's atmosphere
Solar wind
A stream of electricity charged particles produced by the sun's corona
Features on or above the sun's surface
include sunspots, prominences, and solar flares
Sunspots
A dark area of gas on the sun that is cooler than surrounding gases
Prominences
A loop of gas that protrudes from the sun's surface, linking parts of sunspot regions
Solar flares
An explosion of hydrogen gas from the sun's surface that occurs when loops in sunspot regions suddenly connect