Guess what? We are ready with some very fun facts for kids of all ages! Today we have 10 facts about the Earth that you probably didn’t know about!
You’re going to love to find out that these fun Earth facts printables also double as coloring pages, so print a set for your kiddo or students, and get some crayons.
Printable facts about the Earth
These fun facts about the Earth are a cool ice breaker when meeting new friends at school or anywhere. They are also a great learning resource for home, classroom, or virtual learning environment any time of the year.
Our Earth fact printable set includes 2 coloring pages with the following facts. Keep scrolling to find the pdf download link. Are you ready?! Let’s see what we will need to color these coloring sheets…
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SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR FACTS ABOUT THE EARTH COLORING SHEETS
This coloring page is sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.
- Something to color with: favorite crayons, colored pencils, markers, paint, water colors…
- The printed Facts about the Earth coloring pages template pdf — see button below to download & print
10 facts about the Earth
- Earth is the third planet from the Sun.
- Earth is 93 million miles/149 million kilometers away from the Sun.
- Earth is estimated to be around 4.5 billion years old.
- Earth is the fifth largest planet in the Solar System, and it is the largest terrestrial planet.
- The other terrestrial planets are Mercury, Venus, and Mars. A terrestrial planet is a planet that has a compact, rocky surface.
- Only 3% of Earth’s water is fresh, the remaining 97% is salty.
- The atmosphere is divided into 6 layers – the troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, exosphere, and ionosphere.
- Earth only has one natural satellite, the Moon.
- The Earth’s diameter measures 7,926 miles (12,756 kilometers) which is the distance straight through the middle.
- Earth is the only planet in our solar system known to support life because it has what’s needed to do so: oxygen and water.
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What was your favorite fact about the Earth?