Don’t miss your opportunity to teach about solar eclipses with the first total eclipse in almost 40 years. On August 21, 2017 a total eclipse will pass right over the continental US and will be visible (either full or partial) from all areas of the US during the school day. This unit includes 2 hands on activities to learn how eclipses form, a diy pinhole eclipse viewer to safely observe the eclipse, a research assignment to learn the details about viewing the eclipse in your city, a classroom banner to decorate for the historic event, and a reflection page for all the wonderful memories.
What is included:
Posters explaining: Solar Eclipses, Lunar Eclipses, Types of Solar Eclipses
Phases of the eclipse banner to decorate your classroom for the event
Activity: Make a pinhole eclipse viewer with fact sheet souvenir.
Activity: Solar/Lunar Eclipse and Phases of the moon spinner
Activity: Model a solar eclipse
Research: Go to an interactive map to find out when the eclipse will be in your location and how much will be covered.
A reflection page for students to record their memories of the event.