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From th 6th grade class.

Spring Equinox 2022


By 6th-grader Sierra O.


The Spring Equinox in 2022 occurs on Sunday, March 20. It is the first day of spring in the astronomical northern hemisphere and considered the start of spring. The March equinox in the northern hemisphere occurs when the sun crosses the equator line heading north. It is the start of spring in the northern half of the globe. The northern hemisphere begins to be tilted closer to the sun resulting in increased daylight hours and warming temperatures. It is opposite in the southern hemisphere where March equinox marks the start of autumn where it is leaning away from the sun.

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