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Solar Eclipse 2017 - Resources for Homeschoolers

A list of resources for learning more about the August 21 solar eclipse.

Total Solar Eclipse 2017: When, Where and How to See It (Safely)

On Aug. 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will darken the skies from Oregon to South Carolina. Here's what you need to know about this rare celestial show.

Solar Eclipses: An Observer's Guide (Infographic)

When the moon covers the sun, skywatchers delight in the opportunity to see a rare spectacle: a solar eclipse. See how solar eclipses work in this SPACE.com infographic.

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Total Solar Eclipse 2017 - On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the sun's tenuous atmosphere - the corona - can be seen, will stretch from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. Observers outside this path will still see a partial solar eclipse where the moon covers part of the sun's disk. NASA created this website to provide a guide to this amazing event. Here you will find activities, events, broadcasts, and resources from NASA and our partners across the nation.

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Total Solar Eclipse 2017 - On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the sun's tenuous atmosphere - the corona - can be seen, will stretch from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. Observers outside this path will still see a partial solar eclipse where the moon covers part of the sun's disk. NASA created this website to provide a guide to this amazing event. Here you will find activities, events, broadcasts, and resources from NASA and our partners across the nation.

NASA - Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 Aug 21

This page is part of the NASA Eclipse Website.
It uses Google Maps to create an interactive map of the

Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 Aug 21
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Library Registrations for 2017 Eclipse

Note: Please include the following text when sharing the below map as a graphic or link. “Funded by the NASA@ My Library program, the STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net) has developed this map as an addition to its Eclipse Resource Center.”

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Total Solar Eclipse 2017 - On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the sun's tenuous atmosphere - the corona - can be seen, will stretch from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. Observers outside this path will still see a partial solar eclipse where the moon covers part of the sun's disk. NASA created this website to provide a guide to this amazing event. Here you will find activities, events, broadcasts, and resources from NASA and our partners across the nation.

Still Hooked

New promotional film to convince you to see the Total Eclipse of the Sun in America in August 2017!  A visual feast of global adventure and natural wonder to turn even the sharpest sceptic!  Quit thinking it’s ok to sit around the house all your life!

Total eclipse of sun: August 21, 2017 | EarthSky.org

All you need to know about the 1st total solar eclipse visible from the contiguous U.S. since 1979, from eclipse master Fred Espenak.

Eclipse 2017 Map of totality viewing in North Carolina- graphic created by Xavier Jubier

North Carolina Map of the Path of the Total Eclipse, Thank you Xavier Jubier for this Diagram,