The Earth

Our Planet

Measurements

The Earth is 150 km form the sun.And the Earth is the third planet from the sun and comes between planet Venus and the plane Mars.

Moons and Day/Night

The Earth has one Moon. Mars has two very tiny moons. Mercury and Venus have none.The side of the Earth that faces the Sun it tilts very slightly. When it is daytime in Britain it is night-time on the opposite side of the Earth in New Zealand.

Age of Earth and What is Earth made up of

The Earth is 4.5 to 4.6 billion years old.The Earth is made of rock and metal.

why is Earth different to other planets

The Earth differs from all the other planets because it has such a wide diversity of life and intelligent.

Rotation

The Earth takes 365 days to complete its orbit round the Sun.
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Facts about Earth 1

Earth is the only planet in the Solar System known to be geologically active, with Earthquakes and volcanoes forming the landscape, replenishing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere and erasing impact craters from meteors.

Facts about Earth 2

Despite being called Earth, only 29% of the surface is actually 'earth.' The rest of the planet's surface (71%) is made up of water.

Facts about Earth 3

Earth is the only planet in the Solar System not to be named after a mythical God.

People who give us the answars

People who study the solar system are called Astronomers and people who travel into space are called Astronauts