An Explanation of the Earth’s Size and How the Planet Came to Exist

“Everything You Need to Know About Planet Earth” is an animated short by Munich-based kurzgesagt that explains the Earth’s size and how the planet came to exist. The animation also covers the amount of water on Earth among other things.

Planet Earth is this solid thing you are standing on right now. In your everyday life you don’t really waste a thought about how amazing this is. A giant, ancient, hot rock. How did it come into existence and how big is it really? You will be surprised. The ground you are standing on is just a very, very small part of the big picture.