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The Earth Find it! in Zoom Astronomy
- Print-out for Grade 3-5

Use the section on the Earth to answer the following questions.

1. How long does it take the Earth to revolve around the Sun? ____________________

2. How far is the Earth from the Sun?_______________________

3. Is the Earth's orbit around the Sun highly elliptical or almost circular?_______________________

4. The Earth is the densest planet in the Solar System. Is it denser or less dense than water?_______________________

5. It the Earth's rotation slowing down or speeding up slightly over time? _____________________

6. What is the core of the Earth made of? _______________________

7. What is the major component of the Earth's atmosphere? ______________________

8. What is the name of the lowest layer of the Earth's atmosphere? This is the layer in which weather occurs. _______________________

9. Are the seasons on Earth caused by the tilt of the Earth's axis or the fact that the Earth's distance from the Sun varies throughout the year? ______________________

10. Is the Earth double, four times, or eight times larger (in diameter) than the Moon? ______________________

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