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PBS

#### 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 lesson plan from PBS' Space series for middle schoolers! The well-rounded multi-media experience includes video clips, an interactive, and...
Lesson Plan
Astronomical Society of the Pacific

#### 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 instructional...
Activity
Big Kid Science

#### 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.
Interactive
PBS

#### 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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Curated OER

#### Solar Eclipse

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this solar eclipse worksheet, students 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...
Worksheet

#### Solar Eclipse

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A passage about solar eclipses provides readers with an opportunity to demonstrate their ability to identify the main idea and supporting ideas in an article.
Activity
Illustrative Mathematics

#### Solar Eclipse

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Learners take on the role of astronomers, calculating conditions necessary for a total solar eclipse. Concepts of similar triangles and properties of circles come together as pupils create ratios and use real measurements in determining...
Lesson Plan
Space Science Institute

#### The "All American" Eclipse Guide

For Students 3rd - 12th
Are you ready for the biggest astronomical 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...
Interactive
PBS

#### 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...
Unit Plan
Columbus City Schools

#### Experiencing Eclipses

For Students 7th Standards
Don't be caught in the dark! Young scientists investigate the causes of both solar and lunar eclipses using an interactive to help them understand the development of an eclipse over time. They then research facts and characteristics of...
Activity
Big Kid Science

#### 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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NASA

#### Measuring Solar Energy During an Eclipse

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Don't leave your classes in the dark! An inquiry-based lesson has young researchers analyze the light intensity before, during, and after a solar eclipse. They use their data to make inferences about the solar energy available during...
Activity
Big Kid Science

#### Create a Milk Carton Camera to Observe the Eclipse!

For Students 3rd - 12th Standards
Step aside, fancy glasses... it's time to create a solar eclipse viewing camera of your own using nothing more than a milk carton.
Interactive
Curated OER

#### Student Exploration: Eclipse

For Students 4th - 7th
In this earthquake exploration worksheet, students complete 3 prior knowledge questions, then use "Eclipse Gizmo" to conduct several activities, completing short answer questions when finished.
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### The Last Total Solar Eclipse...Ever!

For Students 8th - 10th
In this total solar eclipse activity, 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...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### The Sun, Moon, and Our Solar System: Teacher/Student Notes

For Students 3rd - 5th
Introduce basic Earth and space science to your budding astronauts. This handout works in two ways, the first part provides information about the sun, moon, eclipses, and Earth to be read to or by the class. The second part is composed...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Making a Solar Eclipse Book: The Sun and Moon During a Solar Eclipse

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students make book covers displaying the Sun during a solar eclipse and a labeled illustration of the Sun.
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Total Solar Eclipse: August 11, 1999

For Students 4th - 5th
In this writing prompt instructional activity, 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...
Activity
Big Kid Science

#### 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...
Activity
NASA

#### 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...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Eclipses

For Students 6th - 9th
In this eclipses worksheet, learners are given diagrams of a solar and lunar eclipse. They fill in each diagram with given terms and color the diagram to indicate the process for each type of eclipse.
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Curated OER

#### Solar/Lunar Eclipses and the Seasons

For Teachers 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...
Interactive
McGraw Hill

#### Eclipse Interactive

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Give your classes a visual model of a rare phenomenon. Learners use an interactive activity to explore the connection of location, tilt, and size to the occurrence of an eclipse. Pupils consider both solar and lunar eclipses throughout...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### When Day Turns to Night ... A Solar Eclipse

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the causes of the phases of an eclipse and become familiar with the hazards of this event. The event once caused fear. the health hazards are researched and discussed.