The Science Behind Leap Years…


Leap Year Poem

Thirty days hath September,

April, June and November.

All the rest have thirty-one,

Excepting for February alone,

And that has twenty-eight days clear,

And twenty-nine in each leap year.

1leapdaybtn01Today is Leap Year Day! Do you know the science behind leap year, and how it relates to history and math? Check out Geography For Kids, The Study of Our Earth to learn more about this day. Or you can visit Kids Page to learn even more about Leap Year Day and to engage in some activities that help to celebrate this special event that occurs every four years.