Planning for the August 21st, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse? This recorded online presentation and discussion covers the science behind the 2017 total solar eclipse that will cross the continental United States from Oregon to South Carolina, and provides suggestions for activities and programs to engage the public. The eclipse will be visible throughout North America. This presentation explores topics such as safety, engaging public audiences, promotion, and live-streaming eclipse videos. This will be one of the most amazing astronomical events in our lifetime! Presenters Ali Jackson from the Sciencenter in Ithaca NY Andrew Fraknoi, Chair of the Astronomy Department at Foothill College in California Dennis Schatz, Senior Advisor at the Pacific Science Center, ISE director on the NSTA board of directors, and Field Editor of the new NSTA/ASTC journal, Connected Science Learning
Developed for the NISE Network with funding from the National Science Foundation under Award Numbers 0532536 and 0940143. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this product are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.
Science Museum of Minnesota
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