Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Earth - trivia 5

1) What percent of the Earth is solid ground?

a) 10%
b) 50%
c) 30%

Check comments for the answer.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Mars - facts 5

A Martian day is a little over a half hour longer than a day on Earth.

Mars - facts 4

A Martian year is almost twice as long as a year on Earth.

Mars - facts 3

You would weigh less standing on the surface of Mars than you would on Earth.

Earth - facts 9

Earth's atmosphere is made up of mostly nitrogen.

Earth - facts 8

Space dust falls to the Earth and reaches the ground every day.

Earth - facts 7

Earth is sometimes called the Blue Planet.

Mars - facts 2

Mars is also called the Red Planet.

Earth - facts 6

The Earth is approximately 70% water. Only 30% is solid ground.

Earth - facts 5

The tallest mountain on Earth is Mount Everest.

Moon - facts 5

The creation of the Moon came about when a giant rock slammed into Earth billions of years ago.

Moon - facts 4

The Moon always shows us the same face. We never see the other side of the Moon from Earth.

Moon - facts 3

The Moon is cratered more than Earth because of asteroid collisions and the lack of a Moon atmosphere.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Planets - facts 4

Jupiter is the largest planet in the Solar System.

Planets - facts 3

Venus is the hottest planet in the Solar System.

Planets - facts 2

Mars is also called the Red Planet.

Planets - facts 1

Jupiter and Saturn have over 60 moons each.

Neptune - facts 2

Neptune has 13 moons.

Uranus - facts 2

Uranus has 27 moons.

Saturn - facts 1

Saturn has over 60 moons.

Jupiter - facts 1

Jupiter has over 60 moons.

Mars - facts 1

Mars has two moons.

Earth - facts 4

Earth has one moon.

Mercury - facts 1

Mercury has no moons.

Venus - facts 3

Venus has no moons.

Earth - facts 3

Over 1,000,000 Earths would fit inside the Sun.