The earth

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The earth

  1. 1. The Earth by Paz de la Rosa 2013
  2. 2. There are 2 important movements that affect The Earth ROTATION: The earth moves arond its own axis. This movement takes 24 hours.
  3. 3. Thanks of rotation movement we've got day and night
  4. 4. REVOLUTION or TRANSLATION: The Earth moves around the Sun, it takes 365 days (one year).
  5. 5. The principal concequences of this movement are the seasons of the year: spring, summer, autumn and winter
  6. 6. The representation of The Earth Our planet has the form of a sphere. We can represent it with a globe Or a map. A cartographer is a person who creates maps.
  7. 7. The geographical coordinates We use imaginary lines to find any place on the Earth. People call these lines meridian and parallels.
  8. 8. MERIDIANS are vertical lines. The first meridian is called Greenwich. PARARELLELS are horizontal lines. The first parallels is called Equator.

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