GMS: Visualizing the 2017 All-American Eclipse. Planning Your Eclipse Party. 1.
Choose a Location: Many eclipse enthusiasts host parties in local community centers, museums, observatories, parks or open fields. Even your own backyard is a good place to throw a party.It is always a good idea to choose place that has access to shade and facilities.You may also want to check weather-related Web sites for forecasts of your area. Eclipse Resource Guide « Astronomical Society. By Andrew Fraknoi (Foothill College) Version 1.5; Sep. 2016 © copyright 2016 Andrew Fraknoi.
All rights reserved. 25 facts you should know about the August 21, 2017, total solar eclipse. This chart shows the paths of totality for 15 solar eclipses through 2028. // Astronomy: Roen Kelly after Fred Espenak, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center When I first wrote this blog, the event was more than three years away.
Not anymore! SSI - Kinesthetic Astronomy. Here we present a significant upgrade to the first in a series of innovative, experiential lessons we call Kinesthetic Astronomy.
The Sky Time lesson reconnects students with the astronomical meaning of the day, year, and seasons. Like all Kinesthetic Astronomy lessons, it teaches basic astronomical concepts through choreographed bodily movements and positions that provide educational sensory experiences. Kinesthetic Astronomy lessons are science-rich and fun. They are intended for sixth graders up through adult learners in both formal and informal educational settings. They emphasize astronomical concepts and phenomenon that people can readily encounter in their "everyday" lives such as time, seasons, and sky motions of the Sun, Moon, stars, and planets. Kinesthetic Astronomy lesson plans are fully aligned with national science education standards, both in content and instructional practice. Lesson 1: Sky Time LESSON DESCRIPTION: Middle school ages and up. Eclipse 2017. Total Eclipse of August 21, 2017.
Midwest States. United States Naval Observatory (USNO) - 2 minutes and 44.3 seconds of darkness, a few mile south of Carbondale Illinois in the Shawnee National Forest.
Mostly one and two lane roads in that area with the exact center located on farmland. This federal government entity has been around since the 1800s! USNO has known about the southern Illinois location since the year 2000...at least! NASA/Fred Espenak - 2 minutes and 40.2 seconds of darkness near Goreville Illinois, which too, is in the Shawnee National Forest. The exact spot is on farmland with two lane roads nearby. Eclipse Glasses — Rainbow Symphony, Inc. Eclipse Shades® - Safe Solar Eclipse Glasses and Solar Viewers from Rainbow Symphony, Inc.
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Solar Eclipse Myths From Around the World. Viking sky wolves, Korean fire dogs, and African versions of celestial reconciliation—these are only some of the many ways people around the world, and through the ages, have sought to explain solar eclipses.
People in equatorial Africa will be treated to a rare view of a total solar eclipse this Sunday, November 3. Are You and Your Students Ready for the Astronomical Event of the Decade? On August 21, 2017, the United States will be treated to the first total eclipse of the Sun visible in the country in almost 40 years.
Because the 2017 total eclipse will be visible only in the United States, it is known as The All American Total Solar Eclipse. The spectacular total eclipse will only be visible in a narrow band about 60 miles across, stretching from a beach in Oregon to a beach in South Carolina. However, everyone in North America will see a partial solar eclipse, where a “bite” will be taken out of the Sun. SolarScienceInsert(1) What’s the Difference Between a Solar and a Lunar Eclipse? Today’s Wonder of the Day was inspired by Tim from , .
Tim Wonders, “How does a lunar eclipse work” Thanks for WONDERing with us, Tim! With today's modern technology, we're able to know more than ever before about our world and what lies beyond in our solar system and the larger universe. Advances in the field of astronomy allow scientists to keep us updated on exactly when various celestial events take place. For example, have you ever seen news reports about upcoming unique events, such as shooting stars and full Moons? Even 100 years ago such events would have occurred without most people knowing about them. Space Weather Center. A Family Guide to the Sun A Family Guide to the Sun is an innovative collection of puzzles, pictures, poetry and projects all designed to stimulate enjoyable co-learning experiences between kids aged 6-13 and the caring adults in their lives.
The Guide assumes little or no prior knowledge about the Sun or astronomy in general, and in fact addresses many popular misconceptions. It focuses on four general themes: The Sun as a star The Sun’s connection to life on Earth The Sun’s “motion” in the Earth’s sky The Sun’s 11-year cycle of activity The Guide includes several innovative activities that engage multiple learning modes, a detailed FAQ, a glossary, and tips for adults on guiding inquiry-based learning experiences, as well as dynamic imagery, and fun elements such as cartoon host characters, Solar Max and Solar Minnie.
Be patient as it can take a few seconds. Map center: 31.17281, -93.58796 — 31° 10' 22.11" N, 93° 35' 16.66" W. Total solar eclipse of Aug 21, 2017. Eclipse 2017. Home. Eclipseguy.com – Eclipse Chasing, Solar Eclipse Videos, Trip Reports, Galleries – The Canadian Eclipse Chaser's home base on the internet. St. Joseph Eclipse. 1. Take eclipse day off — now! You may think three years is a bit of a long lead time, and, unless you work for a magazine called Astronomy, it may be. The point to consider is that August 21, 2017, may turn out to be the most popular vacation-day request in history.
If not now, figure out the earliest date that makes sense for you to request August 21 as a vacation day, and mark it on your calendar. Total Solar Eclipse U.S.A. Aug 21st, 2017 (Simulation) ★★★★★ Citizen CATE Experiment. The Citizen CATE Experiment needs your help! This experiment will only succeed with the help of dozens of citizen scientists operating the site telescopes. Volunteers will be asked to pay for their own travel expenses during testing and during the eclipse. What's in it for YOU? The data will be made public after the experiment -- YOU will have access to it.Scientific research papers using the CATE data will properly cite YOU and each of the project participants.YOU and other volunteers will be trained in the use of the equipment and in how to upload the data.The project hopes to donate each site telescope to YOU, the volunteer who successfully collects data with it.
The Eclipse. By James Fenimore Cooper THE eclipse of the sun, which you have requested me to describe, occurred in the summer of 1806, on Monday, the 16th of June. Best places to view — Total solar eclipse of Aug 21, 2017, the Great American Eclipse. The foremost criterion for selecting a site is the weather. Any location along the path of totality from Oregon to South Carolina can enjoy good weather on eclipse day, but the western half of the United States, especially from the Willamette Valley of Oregon to the Nebraska Sandhills, will enjoy the very best weather odds. You can watch the weather forecasts starting a week before eclipse day to judge whether you can strike for a spot close to home or drive further afield. Wherever you go, every eclipse viewer should have a plan for mobility.
NASA Sun Earth Media Viewer: Live Solar Images.
K-5 Ideas. Eclipse videos (past eclipses) Old books and Historical Accounts. City of Physics - The Sun. Viewing the Eclipse Safely. Lessons, Units, and Activities. St. Joseph Eclipse. All work and no play makes us all dull, and probably bad company, too. Here are a few activities we hope will take your mind off serious stuff for a while. Feb 23rd: Don’t Get Eclipsed by Time. Podcaster: Jason Lewin Title: Don’t get eclipsed by time. Eclipse Glossary: Solar Eclipses, Lunar Eclipses and Their Terms. Citizen CATE Experiment. 15 movies that feature eclipses. Not every blog you're going to read on this site is pure science. Eclipse Resource Guide « Astronomical Society. By Andrew Fraknoi (Foothill College) Version 1.5; Sep. 2016. If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel - A tediously accurate map of the solar system.
Mercury Venus Earth You Are Here. Gallery: Solar Eclipse 2017. Eclipse 2017. 12208 visualizing 2017 eclipseV2 lowres.