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ERIC Number: EJ1147520
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Mar
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-8148
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Preparing for the Eclipse
Hurst, Anna; Plummer, Julia; Gurton, Suzanne; Schatz, Dennis
Science and Children, v54 n7 p52-57 Mar 2017
On August 21, 2017, sky gazers all across North America will experience a total solar eclipse, arguably the most breathtaking of all astronomical phenomena. The August eclipse is an ideal astronomical event to observe with young children because it allows them to observe a powerful and easily accessible astronomical phenomenon. Observing scientific phenomena is children's first step toward engaging in scientific inquiry. In this article, the authors discuss how to safely observe the Sun with young children.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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