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


“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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