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Spring 2016
How does changing daylight affect plants and animals?
 
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Sunlight in Alaska
Joyanne Hamilton

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Report on the 20th of every month and on the Equinox and Solstice.

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January 20  

The northern winter solstice marked a turning point from decreasing to increasing daylight in the Northern Hemisphere.

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January - June
 
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February 20 March 20 April 20
Our Earth moves 18 miles per second as it revolves around the sun. Each season brings changes in sunlight. What changes do you see? Is it true that day and night are the same length on the equinox? Tell us what you discover! What have you noticed about your day length? How do longer days affect seasonal happenings?
 
Fall 2015
How does changing daylight affect plants and animals?
 
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Monthly Updates
September - December
Equinox: September 23 October 20
Today is the Equinox! Are days and nights equal everywhere on Earth? The seasons change as the Earth revolves around the Sun. All the natural world is affected.
 
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John Doerper

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Elizabeth Howard

 

November 20 Solstice: December 22
Short-distance migrants and other songbirds breeding in the north, show up during colder months. Today Is the winter solstice. Is it your shortest day of the year?


Archived Seasons
Spring 2015

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