The first day of spring is called the
Spring started on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at 9:30 P.M. (PDT) in southern California. It is called the Vernal Equinox. There are two times when the sun is exactly above the equator. One equinox is in September and the other is in March. Equinox means equal night and there are nearly twelve hours of day and twelve hours of night.
Here is a video from Discovery Education to
help explain the Vernal Equinox!
In addition, BrainPop offers six different informational videos about spring!
Even Mrs. Yollis' website is blooming!
What signs of spring have you noticed?
Do you have springtime hobbies or activities?
What did you learn from the BrainPop movies?