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Eclipses 101

  • Page ID
    185390
  • To Do To Answer
    Read about eclipses
    • What is the difference between a lunar and solar eclipse?
    Work through the interactive
    • Draw pictures of the earth, sun and moon in a lunar eclipse. 
    • Draw pictures of the earth, sun and moon in a solar eclipse. 
    Watch the video on lunar eclipses and read about these kinds of eclipses
    • What is the penumbra and umbra? Draw pictures and label each. 
    View the upcoming eclipses
    • When is the next solar eclipse where you live?