planet earth

Why is the Earth Tilted?

Have you ever wondered why the Earth is tilted instead of just perpendicular with its plane of orbit? Scientists have…

12 years ago

What Color is the Sky

[/caption] If you are a parent or are old enough to babysit younger relatives there is one question children ask…

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What Is The Largest Island In The World

[/caption] If you were asked what is the largest island in the world, what would you say? Australia maybe? Greenland…

12 years ago

What Is The Largest Continent

[/caption] There are a few different ways to answer 'what is the largest continent'. The first is by area and…

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Equator

[/caption] An equator is an imaginary line that runs around the surface of a planet, perpendicular to the sphere's axis…

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Terminator

[/caption] No, this isn't a movie about robots. The terminator is the line that separates day from night on an…

12 years ago

What Is Lithosphere

[/caption] Every rocky planet has a lithosphere, but what is lithosphere? It is the rigid outermost shell of a rocky…

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What Is A Continent

[/caption] You know that there are 7 continents(6 if you were taught geography in Europe) right now, but do you…

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Does Zonal Swishing Play a Part in Earth’s Magnetic Field Reversals?

[/caption] Why does the Earth's magnetic field 'flip' every million years or so? Whatever the reason, or reasons, the way…

12 years ago

Earth Surface Temperature

[/caption] The average Earth surface temperature is 14° C. That's 287 kelvin, or 57.2° F. As you probably realize, that…

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