Earth and Moon
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Date de parution 01 septembre 2021
Nombre de lectures 0
EAN13 9781783881710
Langue English

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PAUL HUMPHREY
Earth
and
Moon
2
Tulip Books Limited
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Contents
The Earth and its Moon
4
Origins of the Earth
6
Structure of the Earth
8
The Restless Earth
10
Life on Earth
12
Earth in the Solar system
14
The Moon
16
The Moon’s orbit
18
Exploring the Moon
20
Living on the Moon
22
Glossary
23
Further information
24
Index
24
4
The Earth
and its Moon
Earth is a planet in the solar system . The solar system is a
group of planets, rocks and other debris that orbit the Sun.
Earth is the third planet from the Sun. It takes 365.25 days
for the Earth to go all the way around the Sun.
Neptune
Uranus
The Earth is a rocky planet. It is the fifth largest in
the solar system. The diameter of the Earth is about
13,000 km. A rocky Moon orbits the Earth. The
Moon is about 238,000 km from Earth.
DID YOU
KNOW?
Earth’s orbit takes a little
longer than 365 days. We
have to add an extra day
to our year every four
years. This is called
a leap year.

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