The Earth

Astronomical name: Terra


Earth is the third planet from the Sun.


Earth is the fifth largest planet of the Solar System.


Earth is around 4.5 billion years old.

What is Earth Day?

  • Earth Day is on 22nd April each year.
  • It is an annual event to demonstrate support for environmental protection. 
  • Earth Day was founded on April 22nd 1970.
  • The first Earth Day was on the same day as Arbor Day and the two celebrations are closely linked.
  • Earth Day Yoga

How to celebrate Earth Day?

1. Support Our Pollinators!

  • Bring native bees and other pollinating creatures to your garden by selecting the right plants.

2. Clean Up Your Neighborhood.

  • Go on a walk with a trash bag and help to clean up any plastic that you find.

3. Swap Out Your Household Products!

  • Try yo use 100% recycled aluminum foil, chemical-free parchment paper for baking, and compostable bags made with potato starch.

4. Plant a Tree!

  • Planting one oak tree brings in more insect and bird species than an entire yard of plants.

5. Plant Wildflowers and Native Plants.

  • Add a couple of native plants to your garden each year. They will bring in pollinators as well as birds.

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