Thursday, May 17, 2012

Solar Eclipse on Sunday, May 20--Info. and Ideas

It will be Sunday afternoon/early evening. It will be partial for most of the U.S. and not at all for the East Coast.  Eastern Asia and the West Coast will be prime. Every since we read Every Soul a Star in the National Homeschool Book Award Club, we have really been interested in solar eclipses. has a lot of great articles about it. Here are a few:
Sunday's Solar Eclipse: Where and How to See It
'Ring of Fire' Solar Eclipse on May 20
Annular Solar Eclipse Photo guide

Here's some sources of information about eclipes:
Solar Eclipse Primer

Find out what happens when the moon crosses in front of the sun in this infographic.
Source All about our solar system, outer space and exploration

Here are some ways you can safely view the eclipse:
How to View an Eclipse
How to Watch a Partial Solar Eclipse Safely
How to Safely View the Upcoming Solar Eclipse

Want some solar eclipse worksheets or crafts or activities?
Label the Solar Eclipse
Crayon Resist
Do-It-Yourself Solar Eclipse
Sun Facts, Printables, and Activities for Kids

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