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Cool Earth Facts

Bet You Can't Stand Still

  • Earth spins at about 1,000 miles per hour at the Equator. That’s twice as fast as a jet plane.

  • The ground beneath your feet is always on the move. To be specific, the continents we live on are changing position–about 1/4 inch every month.
 

Water World

Almost 75% of the planet is covered by oceans and seas. Their powerful currents spread the sun’s heat around the planet. This keeps the temperature from getting too hot or too cold. Water makes life possible. Instead of Planet Earth should we call it Planet Water?