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Upper Elementary Science - II
3.4 Inner Planet Earth

Its hard to think of Earth as a huge round planet spinning on its axis and orbiting the Sun. But like the other eight planets in our solar system, Earth is always moving in relation to the Sun. It moves in a nearly round path, speeding around the Sun at, more than sixty thousand miles per hour.

Nearly three-fourths of Earth is covered with water. All that water is one of the main reasons there is life on Earth. Earth is the only planet with life on it.

The Earth is the third planet from the Sun in our solar system. The Earth is about 7,926 miles in diameter. It is the fifth largest planet in our solar system. Earth is the densest planet in our Solar System. The earth has one moon. The moon is about one quarter of the diameter of the Earth.


Directions: Answer the following questions.
Q 1: Earth is always moving in relation to the Sun.
false
true

Q 2: Earth is speeding around the sun at nearly___________ miles per hour.
twenty thousand
sixty thousand
six thousand

Q 3: Earth is the _________ planet in our Solar System.
heaviest
densest
smallest

Q 4: The diameter of the Earth is about-
7,296 miles.
7,926 miles.
7,926 miles .
7,692 miles.

Q 5: Third planet from the Sun in our solar system-
Mars
Venus
Earth

Q 6: _________ is the only planet with life on it.
Mercury
Jupiter
Earth

Q 7: Three-fourths of Earth is covered with water.
false
true

Q 8: The Earth has ______ moon.
no
one

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