Did you know that Earth is covered by 70 % water and only 30 % land? This is a true fact. I am going to teach you some interesting information about our planet….Earth.
Where is the planet earth in the solar system? Earth is the third planet from the sun. This is the perfect distance from the sun because it is just the right temperature to support life. Life on earth needs the sun to survive. Plants need the sun to grow, and humans and animals need the sun to stay warm.
Even though we don’t fell the earth spinning, it is spinning. Do you know how long it takes earth to rotate on its axis? It takes earth one day to rotate on its axis. That’s why we have day time and night time. One day is 24 hours. Earth also revolves around the sun. It takes one year, which is 365 days, for Earth to revolve around the sun. That’s why Earth has four seasons: winter, spring, summer, and fall.
Earth has different temperatures depending on where you are located and the season. The highest temperature on earth was recorded in Libya, Africa at 136 degrees Fahrenheit. The lowest temperature on earth was recorded at the Vostok Station in Antarctica at -128.6 degrees Fahrenheit.
Earth is our home and it is an amazing place. I hope you learned some interesting facts about our planet!