But it is a special star for those of you who live on Earth, because you are so close to it that it appears extremely bright. There have been studies that show that depression occurs in people during the change of seasons. It takes the light of the sun eight minutes to reach us, and still it is only a fraction of the powerful heat generated by our star. All of the light we see is really sunlight that is reflected or bounced off our moon. The water that is turned to moist air rises into the atmosphere where it is affected by temperature to fall as the precipitation the temperature dictates. UVB is at it’s highest in the middle of the day and during the summer months. All information is given in the spirit of the Sun, whom shares its Light and Love without restriction. One of the amazing things sunlight provides for us is Vitamin D. It is absorbed through the skin and converted to a state that the body can use. It is by plants that cows are fed and then the humans that feed on the cows. For those of us who can tolerate more sun, it’s still important to be conscious of your exposure and to protect your skin. I recommend this article to help you plan your sun exposure / sun bathing program. amazon_ad_tag = "sunlightenment-store-20"; amazon_ad_width = "468"; amazon_ad_height = "60"; amazon_ad_logo = "hide"; amazon_ad_link_target = "new"; amazon_ad_border = "hide";//-->. As it turns out, there's another side to the story. The sun has actually created almost all of the energy we use today. It is a living, breathing organism. It gives us light so we can see. We will- it’s what we do. The Sun is the source of most of the energy that drives the biological and physical processes in the world around us—in oceans and on land it fuels plant growth that forms the base of the food chain, and in the atmosphere it warms air which drives our weather. Without the light of the sun, there would not be any life on earth. If plants couldn't use the sun to make nutrients, all living things on the planet would starve. 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 through photosynthesis of sunlight. You also may have realized how much light it provides us. The sun has an amazing amount of heat and even though we only get a small amount of that heat, it's just the right amount for us. This website is dedicated to the free discemination of information on the healing powers of the Sun and the spiritual practices of Sun Gazing and Surya (Sun) Yoga. If there wasn't a sun, we would all die from freezing to death. It is involved in the use of calcium in the body and performs many other important jobs. This entry was posted In fact, some of the planets are ice. There would be no star to orbit and no heat to sustain us. Show more segments. A plant will capture the suns rays in a chloroplast through a chemical reaction and this conversion gives plants the ability to supply calories to all life. COVID CRACKDOWN. The Sun provides heat to the Earth. People can harness the heat and light of the Sun to generate electricity. Sun Gazing, Surya Sun Yoga, and Sunlight research website, Sunlightenment Sun Gazing, Surya Sun Yoga, and Sunlight research, Six Important Things the Sun Does for You, http://www.helium.com/items/1225885-vitamin-d-sunlights-effect-on-the-body, Week 1: Why is Space Exploration Important? The activities are: Social Studies, Language Arts, English, Math, Communications, Science Content Standards: 5-8 CONTENT STANDARD A: Science As Inquiry, CONTENT STANDARD E: Science and Technology, Science Content Standards: 9-12 CONTENT STANDARD A: Science As Inquiry, Forrestal Building1000 Independence Avenue, SWWashington, DC 20585, Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs Office, American Association for the Advancement of Science, What Does the Sun Give Us? Source: http://www.helium.com/items/1225885-vitamin-d-sunlights-effect-on-the-body, Tags: aging, brain, cancer, depression, glands, seasons, sleep, sunbathing, sunlight, vitamin d, vitamins, water,