WONDER #83: What Are the Northern Lights?

Question 1 of 3

A natural light display in the sky is called a what?

  1. sunrise
  2. sunset
  3. aurora
  4. proton

Question 2 of 3

When an aurora occurs in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s called the Northern Lights or what?

  1. Aurora Borealis
  2. Aurora Australis
  3. Aurora Canadia
  4. Aurora Antarctica

Question 3 of 3

The Sun emits a stream of gas filled with protons and electrons. Scientists call this stream what?

  1. solar flare
  2. solar wind
  3. sun gas
  4. proto-electron breeze

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