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Planet Slideshow

  1. 1. Earth Ms. Shapiro
  2. 2. Location <ul><li>Earth is the third planet from the Sun </li></ul><ul><li>It distance from the sun is 93 million miles </li></ul><ul><li>Earth’s closest neighbors are Venus and Mars </li></ul>
  3. 3. Features <ul><li>It is the fifth largest planet </li></ul><ul><li>It has one moon </li></ul><ul><li>The temperature on Earth ranges from between -127°F to 136°F </li></ul><ul><li>Its atmosphere is made up of mostly nitrogen and oxygen, which makes it suitable for life as we know it </li></ul><ul><li>70% of the Earth is made up of water. The rest is covered by mountains, volcanoes, plains, and valleys </li></ul>
  4. 4. Revolution and Rotation <ul><li>It takes the Earth 24 hours to rotate on its axis, completing one day </li></ul><ul><li>It takes the Earth 365 days to revolve around the Sun, completing one year </li></ul>
  5. 5. Interesting Facts <ul><li>The Earth’s season’s are caused by the tilt of the Earth’s axis </li></ul><ul><li>The Earth's rotation is slowing down very slightly, about one second every 10 years. </li></ul>

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