Today is the first official day of summer, otherwise known as the summer solstice! To celebrate the longest day of the year, check out these cool facts!
- The North Pole is tilted closest to the sun more than any other time of year during the summer solstice.
- The sun doesn’t set in the North Pole throughout the entire summer.
- In Wiltshire, England, there’s a stone monument called Stonehenge that was built over 5,000 years ago. Some suggest it was used as to mark solstices. Every year, people gather to celebrate the event.
- Every planet in our solar system has solstices!
How will you be spending your summer? Leave a comment down below!
Bye for now,