Autumn Camille Cherry LTEC 4100 Sources: http://weather-facts.com/seasonsfacts.php http://www.kidskonnect.com/subjec tindex/32categories/holidaysseasons/133winter.html During autumn, there is less sunlight because the days are beginning to get shorter. Autumn is the time when trees shed their leaves and change from green to red, orange, yellow, or brown before falling. The weather begins to get colder in Autumn. Months: September, October, November Activities: leaf hunting, raking leaves, pumpkin carving Fun Fact: Pumpkins are used for pies and Jack-o-Lanterns on Halloween. The Four Seasons Seasons are parts of the year that are caused by changes in the weather. There are four seasons: Winter Spring Summer Autumn Winter Spring During the winter, the current year-ends and a new year begins. It is the season with the shortest days and the lowest temperatures. Snow, sleet, hail, ice and freezing rain are all types of weather that occur during winter. Months: December, January, February Activities: sledding, ice skating, snowman building Fun Fact: Trees and plant stop growing during the winter. Summer The summer is the season with the longest and warmest days of the year. Summer is the time of the year that allows people to spend a great deal of time outdoors. The weather is mostly hot and the sun is usually shining during the summer. During the spring, the days get slightly warmer. Spring flowers start to appear and birds begin to build their nests. Weather in the spring is very unpredictable, some days it is warm enough to play outside, while other days it may be cold enough to snow. Months: March, April, May Activities: gardening, plant flowers, Easter egg hunting Fun Fact: Animals begin to shed their winter coats for the warmer weather. The Months: June, July, August Activities: swimming, go the beach, sand castle building Fun Fact: Summer is the time when most kids have a long vacation from school.