Calentamiento global (in english)

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❖ Fall or Autumn

The first season of the four season cycle. Fall is when the leaves change colors and fall off the trees. It is also when the temperature starts turning cooler and animals prepare for hibernation.

✓ Comes after summer (September 23-December 21)

✓ Cool days and cool nights.

✓ Leaves on trees change colors.

✓ Usually wear pants, long sleeve. shirts, andmaybe even a jacket.

❖ Winter

The second of the 4 seasons. This is when in most places there is snow on the ground and very cold outside. It is during this time that most animals go south for the winter or go into hibernation.

✓ Comes after Fall (December 21-March 21).

✓ Cold outside during the day and at night (It might even snow).

✓ Leaves fall off trees.

✓ Wearsweaters, heavy coats, gloves, warm hat.

✓ Cold and flu season.

❖ Spring

Spring, The third season in the 4 season cycle. This is when everything comes back to life. The weather starts to turn warm again, there are new plants and the animals have come out of hibernation.

✓ Comes after Winter (March 21 – June 21).

✓ Weather gets warmer during the day and at night.✓ Flowers start blooming on trees, bushes and on the ground.

✓ It rains a lot.

✓ We can wear t-shirts again and even shorts.

❖ Summer

The 4th of the four season cycle. It is the hottest part of the year. School is out, you can go swimming, catch firefly's, or play outside since it is so warm.

✓ Comes after Spring (June 21 – September 23)

✓ Weathergets really hot outside

✓ Leaves on trees turn green

✓ We wear tank tops, shorts, and sandals

✓ We get out of school and can go on vacation


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Question #1. In which season will you find snow and frozen ponds?

□ Fall
□ Summer
□ Winter
□ Spring

Question #2. What is the season that produces snow and cold temperatures?

□ Winter
□ Fall
□ Spring

Question #3. What things we can not do in the winter?

□ Build a snowman
□ Go to the Beach
□ Go sleigh riding
□ Go skiing
□ Go ice skating

Question #4. What things we can not do in the spring?

□ Spring Cleaning
□ Plant Flowers
□ Grow a Garden
□ Fly a Kite


[pic]What is a season?
A season is one of the major divisions of the year, generally based on yearly periodic changes in weather.
Seasons result from the yearly revolution of the Earth around the Sun and the tilt of the Earth's axis relative to the plane of revolution. In Temperate and Polar regions, the seasons are marked by changes in the intensity of sunlight that reaches the Earth'ssurface, variations of which may cause animals to go into hibernation or to migrate, and plants to be dormant.
In temperate and polar regions generally four seasons are recognized: Spring, summer, autumn, winter.

In some tropical and subtropical regions it is more common to speak of the rainy (or wet, or monsoon) season versus the dry season, because the amount of precipitation may vary more...