Planet Earth Facts: Lesson for Kids


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Earth is the only planet we know that can support _____.

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1. Earth is about _____ water.

2. What surrounds the Earth and contains gases that are essential for life?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What makes our home planet so special? On the quiz, you'll see questions about how much water is found on Earth, what surrounds Earth, and why our planet is different from other planets.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • The body that travels in circles around the Earth
  • How long it takes for the Earth to orbit the Sun
  • What surrounds the Earth

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you know about how much water is on Earth
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to tell why Earth is different from any other planet that we know about right now
  • Interpreting information - make sure that you can read information about how long it takes for the Earth to orbit the Sun and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The lesson called Planet Earth Facts: Lesson for Kids will help you understand more about our home planet. You will learn about:

  • Earth's magnetic field
  • Why Earth is called the Blue Planet
  • The ozone layer
  • Terrestrial planets
  • The highest and lowest points on Earth