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ERIC Number: EJ1147832
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Mar
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
Modeling the Eclipse
Thornburgh, William R.; Tretter, Thomas R.
Science Teacher, v84 n3 p47-52 Mar 2017
This article describes a unit in which students investigate total solar eclipses, such as the one coming August 21, from several perspectives. It incorporates mathematical thinking and aligns with the "Next Generation Science Standard." This article refers to physical, virtual, and mathematical modeling. Various models and perspectives are used to help students visualize the solar eclipse.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education; High Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A