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Seasons and Day Length | Reading Material | Grades K-2
SEASONS AND DAY LENGTH DEFINITION

There are four seasons that repeat every year in the same order. The seasons are winter, spring, summer and fall. The amount of daylight in an area during certain months is what causes seasons.

To better understand how seasons and day length work…

SEASONS AND DAY LENGTH DEFINITION. There are four seasons that repeat every year in the same order. The seasons are winter, spring, summer and fall. The amount of daylight in an area during certain months is what causes seasons. To better understand how seasons and day length work…

LET’S BREAK IT DOWN!

Summer is the warmest season.

sunny spring day

Summer has the most daylight. Sunlight warms the Earth for longer periods of time causing the area around you to heat up more in the summer. In the summer trees are green.

Summer is the warmest season. Summer has the most daylight. Sunlight warms the Earth for longer periods of time causing the area around you to heat up more in the summer. In the summer trees are green.
sunny spring day

Fall always follows summer.

trees changing colors in the fall

In the fall, the days begin to get shorter and the temperature begins to cool down. Leaves turn colors and begin to fall from the trees. Many animals start getting ready for winter.

Fall always follows summer. In the fall, the days begin to get shorter and the temperature begins to cool down. Leaves turn colors and begin to fall from the trees. Many animals start getting ready for winter.
trees changing colors in the fall

Winter always follows fall.

scientists observe that trees have no leaves in the winter

In winter there is the least amount of daylight. Less sunlight is warming the Earth in winter, so the weather is cold. Most trees have no leaves and it can snow.