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Why Is the Sky Blue?

2001 1 min
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Why isn't it green, yellow or striped?

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Why Is the Sky Blue?


Why isn't it green, yellow or striped?

  • director
    Sylvain Charbonneau
  • animation
    Michel Breton
  • producer
    Marc Bertrand

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Ages 10 to 11

Science - Earth Science and Geology
Science - Environmental Science

Teacher asks students to: - observe the consequences of a lack of atmosphere on the colour of the sky, using a free software application such as Stellarium; stars will be visible in the daytime, as the sky will turn black; - compare the colour of Earth’s sky with those of other places in the Solar System; - draw a diagram showing the various gaseous layers of the atmosphere.
Why Is the Sky Blue?
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