Humans, animals and plants on Earth need the sun because it provides most of the energy required to survive in this solar system. Earth would be a very cold and lifeless planet if it did not get its light and heat from t... More »

The sun is important to Earth because it warms the seas, generates weather patterns, stirs the atmosphere and provides energy to growing plants. The plants are responsible for providing oxygen and food for life to exist ... More »

The sun is important to Earth because it helps regulate the climate, is the main source of energy for producers in the ecosystems and it keeps the oceans from freezing, along with providing light. If just one of these fa... More »

The sun is important to Earth because it warms the seas, generates weather patterns, stirs the atmosphere and provides energy to growing plants. The plants are responsible for providing oxygen and food for life to exist ... More »

Light is necessary for the survival of life on Earth, as almost all energy used by life is derived from the sun. Plants and algae use light energy in photosynthesis, which provides usable chemical energy for heterotrophi... More »

The sun's radiation interacts with Earth's atmosphere and lifeforms to act as the main source of energy. Solar radiation travels in straight waves. Earth's axis is usually angled to let this energy into its atmosphere so... More »

The sun benefits the Earth in several ways, including giving the light animals see with or the energy needed to produce artificial light, the heat that makes life on Earth possible, and energy for plants to make food thr... More »