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65 resources with the concept solar eclipses

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Getting Ready for the All American Eclipse!

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
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...
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Discovering the Night Sky

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The rotation and revolution of Earth cause some interesting phenomena. Learn about these events during an engaging astronomy presentation. The lesson includes instruction on topics such as the seasons, eclipses, constellations, and the...
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Why Isn't There an Eclipse Every Month?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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Phases of a Total Solar Eclipse

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Prepare to be amazed! An activity from PBS's Space series introduces interested astronomers to the wonders of a total solar eclipse. After viewing recorded reactions to the eclipse in 2017, individuals explore what happens during each...
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NASA's Eyes on the 2017 Eclipse

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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The Moon's Shadow During the 2017 Eclipse

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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Eclipse Over America — Relative Sizes and Distances of the Sun and Moon

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Here's a lesson that is sure to overshadow others! Introduce young astronomers to the unique size and distance relationship between the sun and moon with an activity from a larger series exploring space. A short video illustrates the...
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Eclipse Over America — Predicting Eclipses

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
It's easy to find out in today's world when the next eclipse will be, but what about thousands of years ago? Junior astronomers discover how the Babylonians used lunar observations to accurately predict future eclipses through an...
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Eclipses Explained

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Are scholars in the dark about eclipses? Shed some light on the subject! Learners explore the sun-moon-Earth system with an interactive lesson from PBS's Space series. Teaching materials include a printable passage, discussion questions,...
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Experience a Solar Eclipse

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Didn't catch the last solar eclipse? Now every day can be eclipse day, thanks to an interactive instructional activity from PBS' Space series for middle schoolers! The well-rounded multi-media experience includes video clips, an...
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Eclipse Over America | Coronal Mass Ejections from the Sun

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The sun's corona, rarely seen from Earth, takes up massive amounts of space many times the size of our planet. Viewers discuss and view how scientists study the corona of the sun. They observe the impact of coronal mass ejections on...
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What's the Difference between a Solar and Lunar Eclipse?

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
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...
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Craziest Eclipses in the Solar System

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Have you ever wondered what a solar eclipse looks like ... on Mars? Explore eclipses throughout the solar system with a video from a comprehensive playlist that covers many physics concepts. With images and conceptual drawings, viewers...
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What Are Eclipses? Solar Eclipse and Lunar Eclipse

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
5:20
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Eclipse 2017

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In 2017, parts of the continental United States experienced a total solar eclipse which hadn't happened since 1979. The video focuses on the view of the eclipse from Oregon. It shows the eclipse happening and the reactions of the many...
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Getting Ready for the Eclipse!

For Students K - 6th
Get a grip on this year's eclipse and understand why some places around the world see it differently or not at all.
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What Will Happen During the Solar Eclipse?

For Students 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...
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Total Solar Eclipse Animation

For Students 3rd - 12th Standards
Don't leave your class in the dark about the solar eclipse! Show a short animation of what occurs during a total solar eclipse. The narrator describes each step in simple terms, allowing pupils to gain insight into the event.
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Eclipse Activity Guide

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Ever made solar s'mores? Or recreated the solar system using peanuts? Astronomers young and old investigate all things solar using a variety of activities. Explore how the sun works, types of light it emits, and methods of charting the...
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The "All American" Eclipse Guide

For Students 3rd - 12th
Are you ready for the biggest astrological event of the year? More importantly ... are you ready to share it with your scholars? Use a presentation filled with facts and diagrams to make sure everyone in class understands the importance...
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Eclipse Classroom Activities: Cultural Significance Project

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
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...
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Photographing the Eclipse Tips and Tricks Guide

For Students 3rd - 12th
Use a guide that provides safe ways for viewing the eclipse with a camera or telescope. The guide also includes tips and tricks for getting the best shot using a camera phone or SLR camera. You won't wanna miss this!
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Create Dynamic Art Using the Eclipse!

For Students K - 12th
What happens to light as it passes through a hole? This is the main question centered around the designing of a solar eclipse dynamic art piece that uses a solar eclipse and paper to create a pinhole projection of the art.
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Eclipses

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
In the distant future, the moon will be so far away that there will no longer be any total eclipses. The video explains both lunar and solar eclipses, the moon's orbit, and the size of Earth and the moon. It highlights new vocabulary...