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In this total solar eclipse worksheet, students solve 7 problems about the angular size of the moon, the distance the sun and moon should be to match in diameter, the number of years it will take for the moon to be at a certain distance from the Earth and when the last total solar eclipse will be.
Young scholars explore the concept of a solar eclipse. In this solar eclipse lesson students research what a solar eclipse is after reading the book entitled Someone is Eating the Sun. Young scholars then use the program Second Life to explore a solar eclipse and record their observations. This lesson concludes with a full class discussion.
In this solar eclipse worksheet, learners solve seven problems about solar eclipses after making a model following five steps. They determine the different orbits for satellites, they determine the lengths of Earth's shadow and they find solutions to operating a satellite during a solar eclipse.
Students learn about and examine lunar and solar eclipses. In this eclipse instructional activity, students learn about lunar and solar eclipses and conduct an experiment to show an eclipse. Students discuss the safety rules for viewing a solar eclipse, repeat the experiment and read a chapter in The Moon Book.