This activity is often a "light bulb" moment for middle school students!
As you begin teaching eclipses, try focusing on the word "eclipse" first. Students use the word in contexts OTHER than astronomy to get a feel for what the word means. Then, they apply their understanding of the word to the terms lunar eclipse and solar eclipse. We find it it is a "light bulb moment" for a lot of kids!
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