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From Sun to Shade: Exploring Environmental Changes During the Total Solar Eclipse

Science Scope—March/April 2024 (Volume 47, Issue 2)

By Jill Nugent

Excitement is building in anticipation of the total solar eclipse taking place this April 2024. During the total solar eclipse, the moon will pass between the Earth and the Sun, blocking the Sun and casting a shadow on Earth. As the sky darkens, the Sun’s corona becomes visible, appearing as a halo of light.

Astronomy Earth & Space Science Labs Teaching Strategies Middle School

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