Solar Eclipse Resources – Historical References and Teacher/Student Resources

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.


Remember to wear a set of certified solar eclipse glasses! Check these safety tips from NASA to protect yourself.


Credit to Michelle Pearson, of Two Geeky Teachers, for the wonderful set of resources! Read her blog and follow her on Twitter for more teaching tips.


Image from NASA Eclipse Maps

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