The sun is important to Earth because it helps regulate the climate, is the main source of energy for producers in the ecosystems and it keeps the oceans from freezing, along with providing light. If just one of these fa... More »

The sun is important to Earth because it warms the seas, generates weather patterns, stirs the atmosphere and provides energy to growing plants. The plants are responsible for providing oxygen and food for life to exist ... More »

Earth's magnetic field is important for sustaining life as it deflects radiation. In addition, it prevents solar winds from the sun blowing directly into Earth's atmosphere. More »

The sun provides the Earth with energy in the form of heat, which it uses to warm the Earth's surface, oceans and atmosphere. The heat energy found in the atmosphere is one of the major components of the Earth's climate ... More »

Earth is the only planet that has liquid water on its surface, it is 93 million miles from the sun, and the Atlantic Ocean is the saltiest of the oceans. Earth is a unique planet in the solar system. More »

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The ultimate source of energy for all life on Earth is the sun. Every form of life on Earth is dependent upon others, and without sunlight, most life on Earth would cease to exist rather quickly. More »

Earth supports life because it is the correct distance from the sun, its composition is rock, it has a molten core, it gains protection from its atmosphere and it has water. There are approximately 500 planets in the Mil... More »