Friday, September 3

Facts about the four Seasons

Season Facts


 What your favorite season is?


There are four distinct seasons: spring, Summer, Autumn (Fall), and Winter. Each season has unique characteristics, weather patterns, and cultural customs.



Let’s explore them:

Spring:

A time of growth and rejuvenation. Flowers bloom, trees sprout new leaves, and the weather warms up. Animals awaken from hibernation, and birds return from migration.

Summer:

Associated with warm weather, outdoor activities, and vacations. Longer daylight hours allow for more fun in the sun. Beach trips, picnics, and ice cream cones become summer staples.

Autumn (Fall):

A season of transition. Leaves change color, creating a vibrant landscape. Harvest festivals celebrate the bounty of crops.

Winter:

The coldest season. Snow and ice cover many regions. Holidays like Christmas and Hanukkah bring warmth and joy.

Earth’s Tilt and Seasons:

The Earth’s axial tilt (about 23.5 degrees) causes the seasons to change. Different areas receive varying amounts of sunlight as the Earth orbits the sun. The Northern Hemisphere experiences summer when the Southern Hemisphere has winter, and vice versa.

Reversed Seasons:

In the Northern Hemisphere, summer corresponds to winter in the Southern Hemisphere. The hemisphere tilted toward the sun receives more sunshine during its summer months.


Remember, the seasons shape our world, influence our activities, and connect us to the natural rhythms of our lives!



Share a fact about the seasons with us.



Books about the seasons:

1. The Squirrels’ Busy Year (A First Science Storybook) by Martin Jenkins

2. Tap the Magic Tree by Christie Matheson

3. My Friend Earth by Patricia MacLachlan

4. A Tree For All Seasons by Maryse Guittet


 



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