Introduction - Solar Eclipse

July 10, 2017
Topic
Materials
Breakout Instructions

Books Used in Stations
SunDark.jpgGoSeeEclipse.jpg
Breakout Stations
Handouts
Station 1
X Marks the Spot - Adapted from NASA Math Challenge 2

Station 2
PASCO Light and Angle Experiment

Adapted from https://www.pasco.com/eclipse/
Note SPARKvue Config file not active at time of play but corrected now! (as of 7/15)
Station 3
Estimating the Speed of the Lunar Shadow - Adapted from NASA Math Challenge 5

Station 4
What Planets and Constellations can I see during the Eclipse?

Using StarWalk App Tutorial Video
StarWalk App iTunes
Station 5
Word Search

Answer: Where Might You Find A Hidden Key
Key Hidden in Rock Near Door to Classroom
UV Light in Lock Box with a Clue

Station 6
Locks App Sign with UV Message
Write Message "Colors of the Rainbow" with an Invisible UV Blacklight Marker on Sign

Setup the Locks App for the "Color Lock"
Code= Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue
LocksAppColors.pngLocksAppClue.png
Station 7
Spectroscope


Excerpt from NASA Eclipse Activity Guide
NASA Eclipse 101
Includes many resources and educational activities
https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/eclipse-101
Interactive Google Map
http://www.eclipse2017.org/xavier_redirect.htm
http://xjubier.free.fr/en/site_pages/solar_eclipses/TSE_2017_GoogleMapFull.html
American Eclipse 2017
http://www.americaneclipse2017.org/
Solar Eclipse Across America
https://eclipse.aas.org/
Kids Eclipse
http://kidseclipse.com/
See 4 planets
http://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/august-21-2017-solar-eclipse-4-planets-bright-stars
Eclipse Megamovie Simulator
Type in your City and State of interest and then you can use a slider to show how the view of the Sun will change throughout the day
https://eclipsemega.movie/simulator
3D Printable Pinhole Projectors
Includes Path of Total for United States and for each state the
https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/2d3d-printable-pinhole-projectors
TN Specific Information
Total Solar Eclipse over TN on August 21, 2017

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