When the Sun Goes Dark

When the Sun Goes Dark

Book - 2017
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This illustrated book is a fun way to get young astronomers ready for August 2017, when millions of North Americans will have the rare chance to witness a solar eclipse. The book tells how two curious children and their grandparents re-create eclipses in their living room using a lamp, a tennis ball, two Hula Hoops, and Ping-Pong balls. Later, in the backyard and around the house, the family explores safe ways to view a solar eclipse and ponders phenomena from sunspots to phases of the Moon. Written by the authors of NSTA's award-winning book Solar Science, When the Sun Goes Dark gives children and adults hands-on techniques for learning the science behind eclipses of the Sun and Moon. --Publisher
Publisher: Arlington, Virginia :, National Science Teachers Association,, [2017]
ISBN: 9781681400112
1681400111
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, map ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Schatz, Dennis

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