Solar Eclipse Teacher Resources
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What Will Happen During the Solar Eclipse?Lesson Planet
4 mins K - 6th
Where will you be during the August 21st solar eclipse? Join Squeeks and Jessi as they explain how a solar eclipse works, where to see a full or partial eclipse in the US, and safety precautions to take while viewing the total solar...
Total Solar Eclipse, 1 August 2008Lesson Planet
6 mins 3rd - 8th
NASA telescopes have captured the beauty and mystery of a total solar eclipse. While this video does not have much in the way of dialogue or concept explanation, it does show a sight that some of us (kids included) may never witness. A...
Getting Ready for the All American Eclipse!Lesson Planet
K - 12th
Give your pupils a front row seat at the biggest light show in the sky this year! In addition to admiring the total solar eclipse, young astronomers can explain the phenomenon with a little help from an inquiry-based lesson. The focus of...
Why Are Solar Eclipses Only Visible in Some Places?Lesson Planet
2 mins 3rd - 8th
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...
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...
The Moon's Shadow During the 2017 EclipseLesson Planet
25 seconds 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Talk about an amazing view! A fascinating resource from a larger series exploring space boasts not one, but four different views of the total solar eclipse of 2017. Pupils read a short passage that describes each of the views, then...
Observation and InferenceLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
NASA's Eyes on the 2017 EclipseLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
How did the 2017 eclipse look in Los Angeles—or Chicago? Experience both views, plus many more, using a lesson from PBS's Space series for middle schoolers. Scholars follow the movements of the sun, moon, and Earth during the most recent...
The Last Total Solar Eclipse...Ever!Lesson Planet
8th - 10th
In this total solar eclipse worksheet, learners 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...