On August 21st, 2017, a full solar eclipse will pass over the Western United States to the Eastern. Throughout history the solar eclipse has given everyone from philosophers to scientists, astronomers to archaeologists, teachers and students, and everyone in between a sense of wonderment and inspiration.
Below is a collection of links and resources from the past and present to help you learn all about the solar eclipse.
- Annotated Resource Set Googledoc from the Library of Congress and Chronicling America
- Chasing Shadows: Eclipses and Eclipse Observations in the Library of Congress Collections
- Total Eclipse in the Music Division!
- Eclipse Central from Denver Post
- Celebrate Your Inner Space Geek and Share it With Your Students!
- List of resources from NASA
- Lesson Plan Resources
- Webinars, Podcasts, and Videos
- National Parks Resources
Remember to wear a set of certified solar eclipse glasses! Check these safety tips from NASA to protect yourself.