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Summer Solstice Discuss this eTheme

Learn about the longest day and the shortest night on Earth – the summer solstice. Find how the planet’s tilt and orbital rotation creates these days and nights. Learn about Stonehenge and how ancient people and various cultures recognized and celebrated the summer solstice. The sites include photographs, animations, a webquest, and hands-on activities as well as the eThemes Resource on summer.

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Created: September 08, 2004 at 11:18 | Updated: July 13, 2012 at 15:08