Earth - The Best Planet Out There!!

Why on Earth would you not come to Earth?

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What is the Earth?

The Earth is the 3rd planet from the sun. The Earth is the first planet in our solar system to ever have living things on it. Living things include humans, animals, plants and bacteria. The Earth was formed over 4.55 BILLION years ago. It was a hot place with no atmosphere. We have only 1 moon and we are 3,959 miles long.


((Source: Module 7 ppt))

What can yo do on Earth?

Earth is the best planet out there. We have so many fun activities and places! We have many different weather types, so if you get tired of the cold, you can easily move to a nice warm beach where you can tan. You can also go skiing in our many mountains. We have 7 continents and 196 countries that all have amazing food and attractions. The United States of America is one of the best countries on planet Earth, with 50 states.

What are the reason for our seasons?

During the year, the seasons change depending on the amount of sunlight reaching the Earth as it revolves around the Sun. The seasons are caused as the Earth, tilted on its axis, travels in a loop around the Sun each year.


((Source http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/climate/cli_seasons.html ))

What is Rotation and Revolution?

Rotation is the spinning of Earth's axis and the cause of night and day. Revolution is the period of time it takes the Earth to orbit the run.


((Source: Module 5 ppt))

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Where do we get our energy from?

We get our energy from one of two sources: electricity (23% of total energy consumption) and gas (68%). The sun helps us get energy.

What is light years?

Light year is the time it takes light to travel in one year.