Our Home planet • Earth is where we live • Earth is made up of water, land, and air • It is the only planet that humans are able to live on • 70% of the Earth is made of water
Rotation of the Earth • The Earth rotates around the sun • It also rotates on its own axis • We have four different seasons because of the slight angle Earth has on its axis • One orbit around the sun takes about 365 days (1 year) • One rotation on Earth axis takes about 24 hours (1 day)
The Earth’s Moon • Earth has its own Moon • The moon is not a planet; it is called a Satellite. • The moon rotates around the earth • The moon is much smaller than earth • It takes about 27 days for the moon to complete an orbit around the Earth. • The different shapes of the moon are called phases.
The size of Earth • If the sun was the size of your front door, The earth would be about the same size as a nickel. • In the same case, Earth’s moon would be about the size of a green pea. • Earth is the fifth largest plant and has a diameter that is about 7928 miles long
The End! Sources • http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/space/solar-system/earth/ • http://www.planetsforkids.org/planet-earth.html • http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Moon Images • http://www.amerigas.com/amerigas-propane-blog/amerigas-propane/news/earth-day-2012-mobilize-the-earth/ • http://science.jrank.org/kids/pages/221/EARTH-S-PLACE-IN-SPACE.html