It’s time to grab your solar eclipse resources! Have you heard? A total solar eclipse will occur across the United States on August 21, 2017. Your intermediate grade kids will love these activities, sites and videos.
Solar Eclipse Resources – Print
This handy one-page printable gives the background information you need. Click here to download and print.
(Want more? Check out the full set of Click and Go Solar Eclipse Resources!)
Solar Eclipse Activities
Kids can build their own pinhole cameras to safely watch the solar eclipse. Click here to see a two-minute video that explains how to do it.
To explain how an eclipse works, they can build their own models. These set-ups work well for teaching phases of the moon too.
Solar Eclipse Videos & Links
FreeSchool offers a three-minute video that explains solar eclipses to kids. It explains total, partial, and annular eclipses. Check it out!
NASA has posted oodles of solar eclipse resources. You can get started on this page.
I’m really looking forward to sharing these resources (and more!) with my students. I hope you are too.