The History and Importance of the Winter Solstice
In this class, we will examine what the winter solstice is and how it's been celebrated throughout history. #academic
Tina Hugall MHA MBA
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Let's celebrate the beginning of winter! The name “winter” comes from an old Germanic word meaning “time of water” and refers to the seasonal precipitation. The winter solstice—the moment when the sun’s apparent path is farthest south from the equator—is used to officially mark winter’s beginning. In the Northern Hemisphere, winter begins on the “shortest day” of the year, which falls on either December 21 or 22. Winter lasts until the vernal, or spring, equinox–equal night–around March 20,...
I have been an educator on Outschool since February of 2018. I have my MBA and MHA, both of which have taught me the value of conducting research and asking questions. I have a passion for history and learning. You can usually find me in the middle of 2-3 books or watching a documentary.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
There may be some Youtube videos that are seen during this class. I will share my screen and learners will not need to access them on their own.
Some of the sources used for this class are, but not limited to: Smithsonian Britannica National Geographic PBS Library of Congress
Tina Hugall MHA MBA
"The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future." Theodore Roosevelt
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