August 21st: First Solar Eclipse in 38 Years!
A great scientific experience is on the way very soon! On August 21st after 38 years a solar eclipse will be visible in the United States. Thanks to WGBH, a variety of resources have been created to enhance your enjoyment of the eclipse by providing tips and activities to provide a more meaningful experience. Whether you are in or out of the path of totality, or your districts are in school or not, we have tips, activities and resources to make the eclipse a meaningful learning experience.
- A comprehensive Eclipse Toolkit for formal and information educators. This Toolkit is full of resource links, teaching tips and ideas, and input from educators: http://bit.ly/EclipseToolkit
- A folder gathering eclipse resources on PBS LearningMedia: http://bit.ly/TeachEclipse2017
- Recordings of two teacher PD events—a webinar and a Facebook Live—on the eclipse:
- Information sheets for both educators and families. Distribute the link, or print them out for events:
Also, search #TeachEclipse2017 on Twitter for comments from WGBH’s Eclipse Twitter Chat, and input from lots of contributors on eclipse resources!