Solar Eclipse Teacher Resources
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What's happening to the Sun? A Solar Eclipse
Learners explore the concept of a solar eclipse. For this solar eclipse lesson students research what a solar eclipse is after reading the book entitled Someone is Eating the Sun. Learners then use the program Second Life to explore a...
5th - 6th Science
Why Are Solar Eclipses Only Visible in Some Places?
Why can't we see a solar eclipse in California when they can see it in New York? Ask a scientist and discover how solar eclipses are like shadows that can only be seen if you are very near or directly under them. After viewing this...
2 mins 3rd - 8th Science
Observation and Inference
Assess your young scientists' understanding of the difference between observation and inference with this 20-question multiple choice quiz. It reviews a variety of physics and astronomy concepts, such as solar eclipses and sunspots, the...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Total Solar Eclipse: August 11, 1999
In this writing prompt learning exercise, students learn about the date August 11, 1999 when the last total solar eclipse of the millennium crossed through many countries. Students then use pictures and words to create a diagram that...
4th - 5th English Language Arts
How Far Away Is the Moon?
New ReviewDoes the space shuttle have an odometer? Maybe, but all that is needed to determine the distance to the moon is a little geometry! The instructional activity asks scholars to sketch the relationship of the Earth and moon using shadows of...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
A Rare, Spectacular Total Eclipse of the Sun
According to some ancient Mesopotamians, "The sun was put to shame" during a 14th century total solar eclipse. How can the moon, which is 400 times smaller than the sun, completely cover it? This video demonstrates the answer...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable