Lunar Eclipse Teacher Resources
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What Are Eclipses? Solar Eclipse and Lunar EclipseLesson Planet
9 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Take a tour of one of the most dramatic astronomical events! The Socratica Astronomy series presents a lesson on the similarities and differences of solar and lunar eclipses. The narrator shows the physical arrangement that produces each...
What's the Difference Between a Solar and Lunar Eclipse?Lesson Planet
5 mins 10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Two total solar eclipses happen every year, yet the same part of the earth sees a total solar eclipse only once every 375 years. The video explains the difference between solar and lunar eclipses. It offers tips for remembering which is...
What's the Difference between a Solar and Lunar Eclipse?Lesson Planet
5 mins 6th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Is your class in the dark about what happens during solar and lunar eclipses? Help them see the light using a fun physics video! The narrator explains and illustrates both types of eclipse, then offers three handy methods for remembering...
Total Lunar Eclipse - February 20, 2008Lesson Planet
1 min 3rd - 8th
A full lunar eclipse in just 40 seconds, impossible! This 40-second time-lapse video shows a full lunar eclipse from start to finish. Not the best of its kind (the video) but it will do in a pinch, especially if you're short on time.
Lunar Eclipse - August 28, 2007 HawaiiLesson Planet
1 min 3rd - 8th
Kids will ooo and awww over this quick time-lapse video showing a total lunar eclipse. From start to finish, they'll see the full moon darken under the earth's shadow, turn a rusty red, then regain it's brilliant white glow. A great clip...
What Causes an Eclipse of the Moon?Lesson Planet
2 mins 3rd - 8th
Ask an astronomer and find out how the orbit of the earth and moon are different and that a lunar eclipse can only happen when their orbits match up. You'll also discover that a lunar eclipse is caused by the earth's shadow. Another...
What Causes The Phases Of The Moon?Lesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Discover how the movement of the moon creates different views from Earth. An expert in the field explains that when the moon orbits, different parts become illuminated. The installment of the Veritasium playlist films right after a lunar...
Eclipse Classroom Activities: Cultural Significance ProjectLesson Planet
1st - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What better way to celebrate eclipses than across cultures? Explore myths of solar and lunar eclipses from ancient cultures like the Chinese, Ancient Greek, Mesoamerican, Incan, Egyptian, Ancient Babylonian, and Middle Eastern. Learners...
Why Isn't There an Eclipse Every Month?Lesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Searching for an eclipse activity that sends scholars over the moon? Try an interesting interactive to get their minds active! The resource, part of an extensive Space series from PBS Learning Media, uses modeling and data analysis to...
Solar/Lunar Eclipses and the SeasonsLesson Planet
5th - 7th
How do the moon, sun, and Earth line up to create eclipses? Why do the seasons change throughout a year? The answers to these questions are explained through this series of slides. This apt presentation outlines information using bullet...