The aurora borealis (northern lights) put on their dance about 60 miles above the earth’s surface when electrically charged particles collide with gasses in the atmosphere.
Don’t live far enough north? No worries. There are plenty of videos online that show the northern lights. Maybe you can watch them in a dark room at night to make it more interesting.
Winter brings special opportunities for creative expression. Nature herself creates a gallery of wonderwhen the temperatures dip below freezing and provides a canvas of white snow. It almost begs for us toget out thereandaddsome of our own personal creativity.
Natural navigation means orienting yourself and crossing a landscape without needing to rely on technology like maps, gps or compass. Developing natural navigational awareness can really help you get your bearings if you ever get lost - and it will make outdoor exploration more meaningful and exciting!