2 Moons sizeThink of the earth as a soccer ball then think of the moon as a golf ball, the moon is only 3,474 km in diameter the earth is 12,742 km in diameter the moon seems pretty puny compared to the earth now
3 Landforms & cratersThe Earth has many land forms caused by wind and running water therefor allowing weathering and erosion.The moon gets the craters from asteroids that hit it. This happens because the moon has no atmosphere to disintegrate the asteroids unlike Earth. Not having a atmosphere also prevents the moon to have weather, wind, or running water. So there is no weathering or erosion.
4 GRAVITY THE MOON HAS 1/6 gravity of the earth The EARTH has 6 times the gravity on the moon.
5 ATMOSPHERE MOONS ATMOSPHERE EARTHS ATMOSPHERE The Moon has no atmosphere so it has no weather. Having no atmosphere makes it prone to asteroids.The Earth has five layers of atmosphere the Exosphere, Thermosphere, Mesosphere, Stratosphere, and the Troposphere.
6 WATER MOON EARTH Scientists have discovered a partial amount of water The EARTH is 70 percent made up of water
7 Weathering and Erosion MoonEarthThe moon has no wind or running water. Therefore there is no erosion or weathering.The Earth has things that can cause weathering and erosion. Water and wind are a big causes of weathering and erosion. They cause many different kinds of landforms such as mountains, valleys, lakes, boulders, beaches, and swamps.
8 TIME TO ROTATE ON AXIS MOON EARTH It takes the moon 27 days to rotate on it`s axisIt takes the earth 24 hours 1 day to rotate on it`s axis
9 ORBIT`SMOONEARTHIT takes the moon 29.5 earth days to orbit the earthIT takes the earth earth days to orbit the sun
10 THE SEASONSThe earth`s axis is tilted. Consider any globe you`ve seen instead of being straight up and down it`s at a tilt of 23.5 degrees. for six months of the year , the southern hemisphere is pointed toward the sun. Then in a month the northern hemisphere will be facing the sun. when its facing the sun its summer and when its not its winter. Thus creating the seasons.
11 MYSTERIOUS BLUE MOON BLUE MOON There is no “blue moon” the “blue moon” is just a second full moon in a month and only happens every two and a half years