Introduce your middle school and high school students to the many aspects surrounding the solar eclipse with these activities. This is a perfect 1-period lesson in which students can learn or review the structure of the sun, how a solar eclipse occurs, and the effects of an eclipse on wildlife around them.
Included in this lesson:
-1 page of informational notes on the gas composition and layers of the sun
-1 page of information notes on how a solar eclipse occurs
-2 optional doodle notes pages for independent note-taking
-1 page article about "How A Solar Eclipse Affects Animals"
-2 pages for observations during the eclipse
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