The Earth is the third planet from the Sun in our Solar System. It is the planet, we evolved on and the only planet in our Solar System that is known to support life. It is 149.6 million kilometers away from the Sun. It has one moon. The Earth is the fifth-largest planet in our Solar System (after Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune).
The Earth's atmosphere is ideal for supporting life. Most of the Earth's surface is covered with water. From the sky, the Earth appears blue. Earth is the only inner planet in our solar system that has liquid water on its surface. Seventy percent of the Earth's surface is covered with water. Mountains, volcanoes, deserts, plains, and valleys cover the remaining 30 percent. Earth has an atmosphere made up of many different gases. The atmosphere gives us air to breathe. We live on the planet Earth.
Each day on the Earth takes 23.93 hours (that is, it takes the Earth 23.93 hours to rotate around its axis once .). Each year on the Earth takes 365.26 Earth days (that is, it takes the Earth 365.26 days to orbit the Sun once).