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10 Cool Facts about Earth

Earth  formed around 4.54 billion years ago.It is the fifth-largest planet in the solar system.It is called the "Goldilocks planet."

"Goldilocks and the Three Bears," is the story about a little girl named Goldilocks.In that story,her porridge couldn't be too hot or too cold. And her bed couldn't be too hard or too soft. Similarly,in our home planet("Earth"), everything is just right for life to exist. It's warm, but not too warm. And it has water, but not too much water. 

Earth is the only planet known to have large amounts of liquid water. Liquid water is essential for life. Earth is the only planet where life is known to exist. 

10 Cool Facts about Earth

1.Earth is almost a sphere

2.Earth is mostly iron, oxygen and silicon

3.70% of the Earth’s surface is covered in water

4.The Earth’s atmosphere extends out to 10,000 km

5.The Earth’s molten iron core creates a magnetic field

6.Earth doesn't take 24 hours to rotate on its axis.

7.Earth orbits around the Sun everyday.

8.Earth has 1 moon and 2 co-orbital satellites

9.Earth is the only planet known to have life

10.Earth actually has 365.2564 days for a year. It’s this extra .2564 days that creates the need for leap years. 


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