Summer solstice facts for kids

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The summer solstice is when the Sun is at its highest point in the sky during a year. The solstice itself is one moment, but many use the word to mean the day when the solstice happens. The summer solstice does not always happen on exactly the same day.

The word solstice comes from Latin and means that "the Sun stands still".

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Summer solstice Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.