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Solar Science: Exploring Sunspots, Seasons, Eclipses, and More

This booklet explains how eclipses work, how to safely view them, and what viewers can expect from a solar eclipse.

DESCRIPTION

This booklet is adapted from the book Solar Science: Exploring Sunspots, Seasons, Eclipses, and More published by the National Science Teachers Association (NTSA), authored by Dennis Schatz and Andrew Fraknoi. It explains how eclipses work, how to safely view them, and what viewers can expect from the 2017 total eclipse event. The book includes activities and information about the Sun, its movements in the sky, its effects on Earth, and its eclipses (for use by teachers, after-school leaders, museum and planetarium educators, youth group leaders, etc.)

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DESCRIPTION

This booklet is adapted from the book Solar Science: Exploring Sunspots, Seasons, Eclipses, and More published by the National Science Teachers Association (NTSA), authored by Dennis Schatz and Andrew Fraknoi. It explains how eclipses work, how to safely view them, and what viewers can expect from the 2017 total eclipse event. The book includes activities and information about the Sun, its movements in the sky, its effects on Earth, and its eclipses (for use by teachers, after-school leaders, museum and planetarium educators, youth group leaders, etc.)

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Credits

YEAR CREATED
2017
OWNING INSTITUTION

National Science Teachers' Association

FUNDING

Developed by Andrew Fraknoi, Denis Schatz, and the National Science Teachers' Association

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