WONDER #2330: Why Does the Sky Change Color at Sunrise and Sunset?

Question 1 of 3

Which of these does NOT affect how we see a sunrise or sunset?

  1. Volcanic eruptions
  2. Pollution
  3. Clouds
  4. The Moon

Question 2 of 3

What causes light waves to scatter throughout the atmosphere?

  1. Molecules in the atmosphere
  2. Birds flying through the air
  3. No one knows
  4. The gravitational pull of the Sun

Question 3 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. proving that the sky is actually purple.
  2. why we see the sky change colors at sunrise and sunset.
  3. which colors make up the rainbow.
  4. how volcanoes affect the sunrise and sunset.

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