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With Smithsonian Everything You Need to Know: Grades 2-3, kids ages 7-9 will learn exciting and interesting facts about Earth and space, plants and animals, geography, history, and health. Each of the 275 fact cards includes colorful photos and illustrations coupled with a fascinating fact.

With Smithsonian Everything You Need to Know: Grades 2-3, kids ages 7-9 will learn exciting and interesting facts about Earth and space, plants and animals, geography, history, and health. Each of the 275 fact cards includes colorful photos and illustrations coupled with a fascinating fact.

50 Interesting Facts About Planet Earth

50 Interesting Facts About Planet Earth

Plate tectonics keep the planet comfortable: Earth is the only planet in the Solar System with plate tectonics. The outer crust of the Earth is broken up into regions known as tectonic plates. These are floating on top of the magma interior of the Earth and can move against one another. When two plates collide, one plate can go underneath another.  This process is very important. When microscopic plants in the ocean die, they fall to the bottom of the ocean. Over long periods of time, the…

Plate tectonics keep the planet comfortable: Earth is the only planet in the Solar System with plate tectonics. The outer crust of the Earth is broken up into regions known as tectonic plates. These are floating on top of the magma interior of the Earth and can move against one another. When two plates collide, one plate can go underneath another. This process is very important. When microscopic plants in the ocean die, they fall to the bottom of the ocean. Over long periods of time, the…

50 Crazy Facts About Earth This really makes you think. Obviously the 'facts' that say the billion years and what not are a lie, but it's definitely something to talk about at. The dinner table.

50 Crazy Facts About Earth This really makes you think. Obviously the 'facts' that say the billion years and what not are a lie, but it's definitely something to talk about at. The dinner table.

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