#8 of Webinar Series: Interpreting the Great American Total Solar Eclipse
Start Date/Time:
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
Thursday, May 25, 2017 1:00 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority

Eclipse Session 8: Observing the Eclipse

3pm ET/2pm CT/1pm MT/12pm PT

Presenters: Dr. Patricia Reiff of Rice University & Dr. Bryan Mendez of UC Berkeley.

This session will focus on ways to observe the eclipse – what are the best methods for observing an eclipse of the Sun? We will discuss some of the best ways to observe and enjoy the upcoming eclipse of the Sun. We'll discuss different tools to use, like eclipse glasses, binoculars, telescopes, and cameras. And we'll also discuss tips for how to enjoy the event with your own senses.

For the first time in over a century a total solar eclipse will be visible over the entire United States, August 21, 2017. To help you be prepared for the many thousands of additional visitors expected at public sites, please plan to join any or all of our eclipse 2017 webinars.

About the Webinar Series

Through interactive sessions, the Earth to Sky Interpreting the Eclipse Webinar Series will provide opportunities for interpreters and other informal educators to learn from NASA experts about the science and mechanics of a total solar eclipse, the nature of our Sun, recent research about Earth’s Moon, and how the Sun-­‐Earth-­‐Moon system interactions affect life on our planet; learn about and gain access to a variety of eclipse-­‐related  hands-­‐on activities and many NASA eclipse resources; and explore and exchange ideas for interpreting the eclipse, including ways to tie this amazing celestial event to natural and cultural themes at your site. More details will be provided soon about the entire series, as well as instructions for  joining the webinar sessions. 

All webinars will be archived at
Webinar series developed and presented by Earth to Sky and NASA Heliophysics Educator Consortium

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