September 23rd is the first day of fall. But what determines the first day of autumn – and how is it connected to the equinox? Just twice a year, day and night fall into perfect balance. Watch this National Geographic video to find out more.
Here are additional resources:
- 15 Interesting Facts about Autumn
- Why do leaves change colors in the fall?
- The Maine Forest Service has videos and activities here.
Here is a great challenge: Take one picture a day of the same view or of one singular tree. Upload the pictures to your Google Drive folder. After eight to twelve weeks use Stop Motion Animator and create a timelapse of your images. I would love to share your creations on the school website. Check out these videos made my former students – Timelapse Videos 2018!