Did You Know
Posted on April 22, 2014 by Admin
We learn something new every day- whether it's meeting someone new, picking up a random fact, or diving into some rich history; we're always taking in some new info.
So what do you know about the wonderful season of spring? We bet these interesting facts will surprise you!
Did you know...that if you stand on the equator on the first day of spring that the sun will pass directly over head? This only happens twice a year; on the first day of spring and the first day of autumn.
Did you know...that popular spring blooms include daffodils, tulips, and daisies? Daffodils especially are used a symbol of spring and Easter.
Did you know...that emeralds represent spring, rebirth, hope and peace? Emeralds are also the birth stone for the spring month of May.
Did you know...that the term 'vernal equinox' means 'spring' and 'equal night'? On the first day of spring there are equal hours of daylight and darkness.
Did you know...that Stonehenge marks the position of the rising sun on the vernal equinox? Among many of the myths about Stonehenge, many believe that it is an ancient calendar.
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