This week in Exploring Nature With Children is ‘Vernal Equinox Week’, with the equinox itself falling on Wednesday.
The word ‘equinox’ literally means ‘equal night’. The spring (vernal) and autumnal equinox are the two days in the year when the hours of light and darkness are almost equal.
Here are some helpful links to get you going:
- All you need to know: March Equinox
- Equinoxes – National Geographic Video
- Bill Nye explains the seasons
Do let me know how you get on.