2017 Solar Eclipse

On August 21st, a total solar eclipse will be visible over much of North America. This event is a great opportunity to teach using events of the natural world outside of your classroom. 

Credit: Michael Zeiler, www.GreatAmericanEclipse.com

NASA's Eyes Eclipse 2017 web and desktop applications

What will the eclipse look like from your location? Click on this interactive web site, type in your town or zip code to watch the path of the moon’s shadow from your location!

Visit NASA’s Eclipse Live web page on August 21 to see live streaming video of the eclipse as it transits across the U.S

Building on the Eclipse Experience STEM Education Program webpage

   
Lesson ideas for teaching about the eclipse 

Safety during the Eclipse

Simulations of the moon’s path across the continental U.S. on August 21 
https://vimeo.com/197409445 & https://vimeo.com/197718426

Free downloadable NASA resources (solar eclipse informational brochures, educational activities, posters, etc.) 

NASA Eclipse Fact Sheet

Literacy Connection! NSTA's When the Sun Goes Dark, an illustrated children's book for learning the science behind eclipses.

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