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2017 Solar Eclipse Resources


Activities and Resources

The Great American Eclipse website
Explore and prepare for the eclipse with maps, animation, apps, history of eclipses etc.

Exploratorium Live Webcast
If you can’t be along the path of totality, the San Francisco museum, Exploratorium, will be there to stream it live!

Astronomy Without Borders New Building on Eclipse Education Program
AWB’s unique program uses the upcoming eclipse as the starting point for continuing STEM education lessons and activities. to be conducted in the following academic year. Register today.

Totality Big Kid Science App
Created and funded as a public service to science education, this app will guide you to safe viewing, classroom activities and more.

Experience the 2017 Eclipse Across America Through the Eyes of NASA
Find out how much of the eclipse you will see, and at what time depending on your location. Discover viewing safety tips, download information, and more.

Solar Eclipse Product
Shop the ASP’s AstroShop for safe viewing glasses, books, eclipse activity kits, pinhole postcards, and more. Your purchases support the ASP’s education and outreach programs. ASP Members save 10%

Eclipse Resource Guide
A comprehensive guide to exploring eclipses in general and the August 21, 2017 Total Eclipse through books, websites, and articles.

Night Sky Network Eclipse 2017 Resources
FAQs, activities, and other eclipse-related resources, including an editable postcard to distribute in your community.

Big Kid Science Eclipse Page
Videos from author Jeffrey Bennett to help you enjoy and understand the eclipse.

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ASP and NSTA Eclipse Articles

Mercury Magazine
Enjoy complimentary access to over 15 articles on Solar Eclipses from Mercury, our membership-only magazine.

Complimentary access to articles from our Membership-only bi-monthly columns.

The Universe in the Classroom
Getting Ready for the All American Eclipse! An NGSS Storyline Approach to Classroom Instruction by Brian Kruse

NSTA Science Scope, Science & Children, and The Science Teacher
(Free PDF files to download and share)

An Observer’s Guide to Viewing the Eclipse
Author’s Andrew Fraknoi and Dennis Schatz share an excerpt, from their book Solar Science. The complete book is available in the ASP’s AstroShop.



Help Create the Eclipse Megamovie!
In partnership with Google, UC Berkeley and seven other organizations, the ASP is helping to create the Eclipse Megamovie 2017! The ASP is recruiting and training skilled photographers so if you wish to participate, SIGN IN to apply!

ASP 128th Annual Conference
Discover the outcomes from the 2016 conference: Engage Every Child in the 2017 Solar Eclipse: Working Together with Diverse and Underserved Communities Across America.

ASP 129th Annual Conference
Join us as we share best practices for engaging every community in astronomy and STEM related fields.