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Hibra Najeeb
Hibra Najeeb
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Spring A Blessing
Published On Mar 23rd 2012
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The four seasons (winter, spring, summer, autumn) have a huge impact on how we lead our daily lives. This ranges from the food we eat, the drinks we drink, the clothes we wear and the activities we take part in. We even listen to different music
From March to May there is spring season which is the transition period in between winter to summer. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, the seasons are caused by the Earth being tilted on its axis As the Earth revolves around the Sun, the Sun is directly over the equator. The Sun's energy is in balance between the northern and southern hemispheres. A common misconception is that the Earth is farther from the sun in winter than in summer. Actually, the Earth is closest to the sun in December, which is winter in the Northern hemisphere.
 It's simple to know when spring is arriving. The sun rises in the earlier hours of the morning and sets later on in the afternoon. The days get slightly warmer. Spring flowers start to appear, birds start building their nests and the farmers deliver new-born lambs. One of the best ways to determine spring is by watching and tracking migratory animals, such as fish, bats, birds and butterflies that have an innate biological clock necessary for survival by means of eating, waking/sleeping.
 Weather in spring is very varied. Some days it may be cold enough to snow, and some days it is warm enough to play out in the garden. Spring months can also be awfully windy. Weather varies though in spring, worldwide. Most of the people are delighted with this season because they can do their usual outdoor adventures, camping, walking with friends, and working for the future as well. However, during this time, some places also will experience flooding most especially to those who are near the mountainous areas because the heat in the surface melting the ice on the ground from the previous winter season. Aside from that, tornadoes and thunderstorms becomes a frequent source of danger. High winds are also an issue during spring time.
Animals Commonly Associated With Spring...
Rabbit, gray whale, bald eagle, frog, hummingbird, robin, deer, fox, sea otter, bear, whooping crane, loon, manatee
Plants/flowers commonly associated With Spring...
Azaleas, lilacs, tulips, dahlias, lilies, daffodils, hyacinths, primrose, maple looming, migrating, mating and more
Insects and Invertebrates Commonly Associated With Spring...
Honeybee, monarch butterfly, ladybug, earthworm
 Spring advantage
In spring season less electricity is used According to studies conducted by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Daylight saves energy. Results show that Daylight Saving Time trims the entire country's electricity usage by a small but significant amount (about one percent a day) because less electricity is used.
Did You Know?
 Well, on its first day, spring is referred to as the Vernal Equinox in which the length of night is the same as the length of day. The words have Latin origins behind them both translating to “spring” and “equal night” in English.
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Shahamah Informative article! Shahamah
May 27th 2012
 
 

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