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We use the sun's energy! Have you ever wondered how much you rely on the sun, let's take a look! We all need food. That's easy you say, just go to the supermarket and buy it! But where does the supermarket get the food and most of the other products? Did you know that almost everything we use in our everyday life exists because of the sun's energy? How can that be?First of all, without the sun there would be no life on earth. Plants need the sun in order to make their food and we need the plants for our food, from the smallest microbe to the largest animals, we all need the sun's energy for life giving food. What about the cars we drive, and all the machines we use to make things? Where did the energy come from to produce and run these things? The SUN. How? First of all we need the crude oil and coal from the ground for the energy needed to make all these things. Crude oil and coal energy does not come from the sun, it comes from the ground.... interested...? read more... or go back to our worksheet section...