Baby Pandas Experiencing the Beauty of Summer with You

The 24 Solar Terms are part of the traditional Chinese calendar. It is the ancient Chinese knowledge of dividing a year into 24 equal segments through the observation of the sun's annual motion. Now let's learn about the solar terms in Summer with baby pandas!

By iPanda

Panda Experiencing The Solar Term Start Of Summer With You Together by iPandaiPanda

Start of Summer

Start of Summer, the seventh solar term of the year, signals the transition of seasons. During this period, the temperature increases rapidly, yet in northern China weather may remain mild. 

There is an old custom of weighing people at this time. It was believed that this practice would bring health and good luck to the people weighted. So let’s check your weight together with the baby pandas and hope you will stay healthy in the hot summer.

Panda Experiencing The Solar Term Grain Buds With You Together by iPandaiPanda

Grain Buds

As the eighth solar term of the year, Grain Buds signals the seeds from the grain are becoming full but are not ripe. High temperatures and humidity are common during the period, and the summer harvest is about to begin.

Because of the great increase in rainfall, rivers are full of water, which makes fish and shrimp big and fat. Let's wait a bit little longer with the baby pandas for the harvest of the ‘panda fruits'.

Panda Experiencing The Solar Term Grain In Ear With You Together by iPandaiPanda

Grain in Ear

Grain in Ear is the ninth solar term of the year signaling the ripening of crops such as barley and wheat and indicating a busy time for the farmers. An increasing amount of precipitation occurs during the period, and it’s the time for plums to ripen. 

The weather gets hot, and the baby pandas advise you to have some vegetables and fruits of a cool nature to help eliminate heat in the body and promote digestion.

Panda Experiencing The Solar Term Summer Solstice With You Together by iPandaiPanda

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice, the tenth solar term of the year, signals daylight lasts the longest of the whole year in the northern hemisphere. After this time, daylight hours get shorter and the temperature becomes higher in the northern hemisphere. 

It is customary to have chilled noodles and give each other fans in this period to cope with the summer heat. Let’s hold a competition with the baby pandas to see who has the shorter length of shadow!

Panda Experiencing The Solar Term Minor Heat With You Together by iPandaiPanda

Minor Heat

The eleventh solar term of the year. Minor Heat signals the hottest period is coming but the extreme hot point has yet to arrive. Storms, thunder and hail often happen, though in some years there might be droughts. 

Due to the relatively high temperature and moderate humidity, the elegant lotus flowers are in full bloom during the period. Let’s hide in the shade of a tree with the baby pandas to observe the blooming lotus soundly.

Panda Experiencing The Solar Term Major Heat With You Together by iPandaiPanda

Major Heat

Major Heat, the twelfth solar term of the year, signals the hottest period of the year arrives. The sunshine, high temperatures and heavy rainfall are good for agricultural crops, while floods, droughts and typhoons also happen during the period. 

Therefore, it's important to harvest and plant in time to avoid setbacks caused by natural disasters. The baby pandas are trying iced vegetables and fruits to cool them down. What are your trick to relieve the summer heat? 

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