Earth is the ﬁfth largest planet in the Solar
System and the third planet from the Sun.
The Earth orbits the Sun and it creates a 365 solar days as it
spins around on its axis 366 times – this creates 1 year.
The Earth does only have one natural
satellite and that is of course the Moon.
The earth is also
called The “Blue
The planet Earth was apparently
formed billions of years ago,
almost 4 billion years.
The Ozone layer and
the magnetic ﬁeld of
the Earth stopped
any potential harmful
solar radiation from
hitting the surface of
The Earth is
Tectonic plates can cause a lot of earthquakes and volcanic activity when
moved. With powerful movements in the tectonic plates, they can create
massive and new volcanic forms which can eventually erupt.
The Earth is made up of a good portion of salt water oceans.
Almost 71% is made up of water, while the rest of the land, 29% is
made up from islands and continents.
The Earth does have a
strong solid iron inner
core with an outer liquid
core which helps to
create a magnetic ﬁeld.
Life on earth
Earth is home to million
of different species.
The human population survives because of the amazing mineral resources
that the planet has as well as products from the biosphere but the human
population works together to help survive also. BasicPlanet.com