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The Best Resources For Learning About The Summer Solstice


'Summer solstice' photo (c) 2011, Caroline - license:

The Summer Solstice arrived two days ago (it will be on June 21st in 2014), and I thought I’d start putting together a quick list of related resources that could at least be ready for use next year!

I hope others will make additional suggestions.

Here’s a beginning list of the best resources for learning about the summer solstice:

Summer Solstice 2013: Why It’s the First Day of Summer is from National Geographic.

Summer Solstice Traditions Around the World is a slideshow from ABC News.

Here’s a slideshow from National Geographic.

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: Understanding the summer solstice

Longest Day of the Year

Seasons Interactive

Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice is from Smithsonian Magazine.

Summer solstice 2015: Five questions and answers about the longest day of the year is from The Washington Post.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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