Exploring the Solar System: Solar Eclipse

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Hunter's Moon during a Lunar Eclipse

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  • Classroom Activities

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The Science Museum of Minnesota

Description: 

"Exploring the Solar System: Solar Eclipse" is a hands-on activity demonstrating how the particular alignment of the Sun, Earth, and Moon can cause an eclipse. Visitors investigate the positions of these objects to create shadows and learn about solar eclipses.

Publication Year: 

2017

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No

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