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Solar Eclipse: What Are They and How Do You Safely View Them?

Rebekah Fogler
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(466)
In this class, we will talk about the three kinds of eclipses to get ready for the Total Solar Eclipse on April 8, 2024. We will make pinhole viewers. There will be a special class on Mon, April 8 where we will view it together from Texas.

Class experience

Learners will understand the three kinds of eclipses using hands-on materials
They will make a safe viewing apparatus.
They will learn about viewing safety. 
Solar System Model
-big ball for the earth
-smaller ball for the sun
-bowls/playdough to hold those balls so they do not roll

Build your own eclipse-viewing box
- cardboard box (cereal box, shoebox, etc)
- white paper
- scissors
- aluminum foil
- tape
- glue stick
- sharp pencil/safety pin to make a tiny hole in the foil
If you want to view the eclipse from your own home make sure you have the special eclipse glasses or use the viewer. DO NOT LOOK DIRECTLY AT THE SUN!
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(466)
I love looking around me and asking questions. "What if....?" Science is full of "what if" questions. Come explore simple science experiments with me. Most of the items can be found around your home or easily found at the store. I also have a love... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
45 min

Completed by 6 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 4-7
2-6 learners per class

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