S: The Four Season
FC: The Four Seasons | By:Bryan Carner Aubrey Joscak Jenna Miller Audrey Young
1: People are always glad when springtime arrives. Spring is the time when the drabness of winter fades away and nature begins to blossom into many beautiful colors.
2: In western Pennsylvania rain and storms are very common during the springtime. Like the old saying goes "April showers bring May flowers."
3: During the springtime many people like to spend time outside, working to make their yards and landscaping look beautiful.
4: Easter is a holiday that many people celebrate. It is a tradition for young children to color Easter Eggs, and then the Easter Bunny hides the eggs for the children. On Easter morning children have an Easter Egg hunt.
5: Fun Facts About Spring 1. The first of spring is known as the Vernal Equinox. 2. The Vernal Equinox occurs on March 20 or March 21 each year, and it marks the first day of spring. 3. The first day of spring in the northern hemisphere is the first day of fall in the southern hemisphere. 4. In spring the earth's axis is tilted toward the sun, increasing the number of hours of daylight and bringing warmer weather. 5. The warmer weather is what triggers plants to start growing again. http://environment.about.com/od/environmentalevents/a/spring.htm
6: Summer is my favorite season. It means no school, lots of fun in the sun, and trips to the pool and beach.
7: Summer weather is very sunny and humid; thunder and lightening occur the most in this season.
8: There are so many fun summer activities. Some of my favorites are swimming, going to amusement parks, eating ice cream, and building sandcastles at the beach.
9: Summer holidays include Father's Day, the 4th of July, and Memorial Day.
10: Fun Summer Facts | * When it's summer in the northern hemisphere it's winter in the southern hemisphere. The cause of this is the rotation of the earth on its axis. * Fireworks were invented in ancient China in the 12th century to scare away evil spirits. * There are 18 different kinds of fireworks. Some include: peony, dahlia, willow, palm, ring, and spider. http:en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fireworks#Types_of_effects
11: Fall begins with green leaves and warm weather, and ends with pretty leaves and cold weather.
12: During the fall season we have warm days and cool evenings. At the end of October or beginning of November we have a period of warm dry weather, this is known as an Indian Summer.
13: People like to get out and enjoy the fall weather before it gets too cold. Activities include the following: hunting wildlife, playing outdoor sports, and taking nature walks.
14: There are many holidays that come and go during the fall season. They include: Labor Day, Patriots' Day, Columbus Day, Halloween, Veterans Day, and Thanksgiving.
15: Fall Facts | 1. Veterans Day occurs on the 11th of November every year in the United States. This is a day to thank the veterans who have risked their lives to give us the freedom we have today. | 2. Halloween falls on October 31st and is a rather fun holiday. Children usually dress up in costumes and go trick-or-treating in their neighborhood. Families also carve pumpkins to decorate for Halloween. | 3. Thanksgiving occurs on the fourth Thursday in November in the United States. This is a time to give thanks for what you have in life.
16: Falling leaves turn into falling snow, as the days get shorter and the air turns colder. Birds fly south, animals hibernate only to return again in the spring. Welcome Winter! | Jack Frost by Helen Bayley Davis Someone painted pictures on my Windowpane last night -- Willow trees with trailing boughs And flowers, frosty white, And lovely crystal butterflies; But when the morning sun Touched them with its golden beams, They vanished one by one.
17: Winter is the coldest season of the year and has the lowest average temperatures. The coldest average temperatures are experienced in the month of January. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter | Due to the extreme cold temperatures in the winter season many people experience frostbite. The extreme cold can also damage crops and property. http://www.ok.gov/OEM/documents/OK%20info%20packet%202006.pdf
18: Winter time can be so much fun. There are lots of activities you can do in the snow. Some are: -Building Snowmen -Skiing -Sled Riding -Snowmobiling -Snowboarding
19: Christmas is an annual holiday that is celebrated on December 25. Some people celebrate the birth of Jesus, while other people celebrate Father Christmas and give gifts to young children and families. Popular decorations are trees, lights, mistletoe and holly. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas | The New Year is the day that marks the end of one year and the beginning of the next. It is celebrated on January 1st. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Years | Valentine's Day is on February 14. Valentine's Day celebrates love. It has become a tradition to send flowers, candy, or cards to those that we care about. Modern symbols are hearts, doves, and figures of cupids. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentines_Day
20: Fun Facts About Winter *December 22 is the first day of winter. *The worlds largest snowflake was 38cm wide and 20cm thick it was found in Montana. *The most snowfall, ever recorded, in 24 hours was 63 inches in Colorado! http://nutritionfitnesslife.com/winter-fun-facts/
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22: Works Cited | Pictures: www.freephoto.com www.google.com http://pdphoto.org/ http://www.public-domain-image.com/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fireworks#Types_of_effects Information: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/facts-about-summer.html http://environment.about.com/od/environmentalevents/a/spring.htm http://nutritionfitnesslife.com/winter-fun-facts/
23: Work Cited Continued Information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fireworks http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Years http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentines_Day http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter http://www.OK.gov/OEM/documents/OK%20info%20 packet%202006.pdf