Man on the Street: ‘Why do we have leap years?’


Photos and answers compiled by Bill Tarutis



“For Presidents’ Day?” Gianna Welby, 7 Swoyersville


“I have no idea!” Madison Fetch, 6 Wyoming


“The different ways the Earth and the Moon rotate.” Lily Marcincavage, 7 Bear Creek


“Because February has only 29 days and they add one extra day every fivie years.” Luke Fuller, 9 Wyoming


“We have a leap year to conserve time.” Alex Chickson, 12 West Pittston


“Because we need an extra day.” Madison Smolskis, 7 Pittston



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    “For Presidents’ Day?”

    Gianna Welby, 7

    Swoyersville

    “I have no idea!”

    Madison Fetch, 6

    Wyoming

    “The different ways the Earth and the Moon rotate.”

    Lily Marcincavage, 7

    Bear Creek

    “Because February has only 29 days and they add one extra day every fivie years.”

    Luke Fuller, 9

    Wyoming

    “We have a leap year to conserve time.”

    Alex Chickson, 12

    West Pittston

    “Because we need an extra day.”

    Madison Smolskis, 7

    Pittston

    Photos and answers compiled by Bill Tarutis

    “For Presidents’ Day?” Gianna Welby, 7 Swoyersville
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_PSD022816MOS_1.jpg“For Presidents’ Day?” Gianna Welby, 7 Swoyersville

    “I have no idea!” Madison Fetch, 6 Wyoming
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_PSD022816MOS_2.jpg“I have no idea!” Madison Fetch, 6 Wyoming

    “The different ways the Earth and the Moon rotate.” Lily Marcincavage, 7 Bear Creek
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_PSD022816MOS_3.jpg“The different ways the Earth and the Moon rotate.” Lily Marcincavage, 7 Bear Creek

    “Because February has only 29 days and they add one extra day every fivie years.” Luke Fuller, 9 Wyoming
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_PSD022816MOS_4.jpg“Because February has only 29 days and they add one extra day every fivie years.” Luke Fuller, 9 Wyoming

    “We have a leap year to conserve time.” Alex Chickson, 12 West Pittston
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_PSD022816MOS_5.jpg“We have a leap year to conserve time.” Alex Chickson, 12 West Pittston

    “Because we need an extra day.” Madison Smolskis, 7 Pittston
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_PSD022816MOS_6.jpg“Because we need an extra day.” Madison Smolskis, 7 Pittston

    Photos and answers compiled by Bill Tarutis

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