Other Education Resources

NASA Eclipse Activity Guide
This guide supports activities for learning about the sun, light, our solar system, and eclipses. They draw upon hands-on, safe activities suitable for children as well as adults. While these activities are designed to help people prepare for the total eclipse of the sun in 2017, they can be used beyond the eclipse as part of your outreach programs. And, there is another total eclipse of the sun crossing the U.S. in 2024! Each activity includes a materials list and what you need to obtain to do the activity. Mostly, the materials that you are asked to provide are the basics: paper, pens and pencils, cardboard boxes, aluminum foil, tape, etc. There are also activities that offer people the opportunity to use smartphones and digital cameras as sensors.
NASA Eclipse Activity Guide

An Observer’s Guide To Viewing The Eclipse All-American Total Solar Eclipse
A free PDF booklet about the 2017 eclipse and how to observe it safely

Eclipse Guide
The Eclipse Guide for Libraries can be downloaded from the link below. It has lots of useful information for all communities to benefit from in preparing for a successful eclipse event.

Getting a Feel for Eclipses
A tactile guide to eclipses that illustrates the interaction and alignment of the sun with the Moon and Earth

Night Sky Network
Eclipse presentations and postcards

Science Teachers Conference

The Vanishing Sun - Eclipse Tales from Around the World
These multi-cultural eclipse folktales were researched and recorded by professional storytellers Cassandra Wye and Fran Stallings at the request of the Lunar and Planetary Institute.

The Moon and the Eclipse by LRO
Did you know that the moon’s topography impacts our experience of the eclipse? The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter team has put together a collection of activities to teach about the moon’s vital role in the total solar eclipse.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration