Journaling the Solar Eclipse

Let’s prepare for the solar eclipse happening on April 8th 2024!!! Eclipse Ambassador KE Hones makes a safety announcement for solar eclipse viewing. John Muir Laws looks at different ways of exploring and journaling the eclipse, as well as investigates a strange phenomenon involving light filtering through a fence. (Session on Pi Day, 3/14/2024)

Links: Eclipse ambassador program: https://astrosociety.org/education-outreach/amateur-astronomers/eclipse-ambassadors/

Solar glasses: https://myasp.astrosociety.org/astroshop/all-product-categories

The original 3 Hole Punch Pinhole Projector link appears to be broken. Here is an in-depth investigation of the same activity: https://science.nasa.gov/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/2024-total-solar-eclipse-pinhole-projector-activity.pdf

Eclipse Myths: https://nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov/download-view.cfm?Doc_ID=722

Outdoor Activity Shadow Tracing: https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/outdoor-shadows

Eclipse in a Cup Activity: https://www.exploratorium.edu/eclipse/snacks/eclipse-in-a-cup/print

“From Farmworker to Astronaut: My Path to the Stars” / “De Campesino a Astronauta: Mi viaje a las estrellas” by Jose M. Hernandez (English and Spanish Edition) Paperback