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Earth

EARTH the planet on which we live land as opposed to the sea, the air, etc. the material in which plants grow the inhabitants of this planet, especially the human inhabitants: The planet on which we live; the world: “the diversity of life on earth”. The earth is the third planet from the sun in the solar system, orbiting between Venus and Mars at an average distance of 90 million miles (149.6 million km) from the sun, and has one natural satellite, the moon. It has an equatorial diameter of 7,654...

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Planet Earth

ENGLISH CLASS 2013 PLANET EARTH OUR PLANET TEACHER ERICKA SANTIESTEBAN COLEGIO LA ROCA Earth is the third planet from the Sun, and the densest and fifth-largest of the eight planets in the Solar System. It is also the largest of the Solar System's four terrestrial planets. It is sometimes referred to as the world, the Blue Planet, or by its Latin name, Terra. Earth formed approximately 4.54 billion years ago, and life appeared on its surface within one billion years. Earth's biosphere then...

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Earths Atmosphere

Atmosphere Homework Describe the composition of the air Air is a mixture of gases and aerosols that compose the atmosphere surrounding Earth. The primary gases of air include nitrogen (78%) and oxygen (21%). Trace gases and aerosols make up the remaining 1% of air. The trace gases include the noble gases argon, neon, helium, krypton and xenon, hydrogen and the greenhouse gases. The aerosols are solid or liquid particles having diameters in the region of 0.001 to 10 microns, and include dust...

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earth day

Earth Day Our earth is a pleasant place, where everything is found, everything that we love, and everything that we please, including our own understanding. Earth day is not only about us, as human beings occupying the world around us. It is about our planet, our universe, and our mother earth. Earth day was first celebrated in 1970, 43 years ago, it is celebrated in 192 countries around the world. Earth day was celebrated at our school on the 22nd of April 2013. This year was quite different...

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Earth Science

1. Summarize advances over time in determining the age of the Earth, including the importance of the discovery or radioactivity. Herodotus counted layers of earth near the Nile River in 450 B.C.E. The Bible was used in the Middle Ages to compute the age of the Earth. The 18th and 19th centuries brought a more scientific look into determining the age of the Earth by studying the salinities of the oceans, the rates of sedimentation, and models of cooling of different materials in order to calculate...

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Earths Rotation

Earth’s Rotation Earth's rotation is the rotation of the solid Earth around its own axis. The Earth rotates from the west towards the east. As viewed from the North Star or polestar Polaris, the Earth turns counter-clockwise. The North Pole, also known as the Geographic North Pole or Terrestrial North Pole, is the point in the Northern Hemisphere where the Earth's axis of rotation meets its surface. This point is distinct from the Earth's North Magnetic Pole. The South Pole is the other point where...

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Earth Systems

changes contribute a lot to human life as we know it. There should be a balance in order for most living things to survive. A stable environment is the key to survival. Through-out many years, things Earths systems have been changing drastically. The outcomes of change can be good or bad. The Earth is warming faster than ever before, and humans are to blame. Ever since the industrial revolution, (which began during the mid-1800s) humans had affected the Earth’s atmosphere drastically. We have quickly...

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Early Earth

when the atmosphere and environment were different to those presently found on earth Archaea are single cell micro-organisms with no nucleus, it use anaerobic respiration (able to living in the absence of Oxygen) and live in extreme environment/condition such as high temperature, acid-rich, saline area etc. those environment are rich in minerals but hazardous to other organisms. Archaea’s population decreased after earth filled with oxygen, other than that, current archaea is very same as ancient...

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Unique Earth

EARTH As far as science knows the planet earth is unique in the entire universe. Certainly this is true in our own solar system. Earth is far better suited for life than any other planet, yet even here most of the environments are too hot, too cold, too far underground or too far above ground to support much life. In the many thousands of miles of changing environments from the center of the earth to the edge of its atmosphere, there are only a few meters of habitable environment for most life...

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Earth Systems

Read More: http://www.esajournals.org/doi/abs/10.2307/1941591 Lorena Salazar Hoyt 7 4 November 2011 Global Warming and our Earths Systems Illustration 1: Marine Bio. The Greenhouse Effect. 1990. Photograph. Our Earths population is getting bigger and bigger everyday. More people being added means more CO2 is being added and that is a huge pollutant to our Earth. Every year three billion metric tons of CO2 are added to the atmosphere every year (“Global Climate Change” ). Pollution has increased...

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