2017 Solar Eclipse

This page is under construction!!


  • Members of the CosmoQuest team will be at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for their eclipse events
  • There will be 5 day “tour” planned out of St Louis. Please expect information to begin to appear here in March 2016


51Lz6-si-6L._SX383_BO1,204,203,200_ Solar Science – Exploring Sunspots, Seasons, Eclipses, and More
by Dennis Schatz and Andrew Fraknoi

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This is just the resource you need to get middle schoolers ready for August 21, 2017 the day when millions of North Americans will have the rare chance to witness a total solar eclipse. But the book s usefulness won t end when the eclipse does! Solar Science offers more than three dozen hands-on, inquiry-based activities on many fascinating aspects of solar astronomy. The activities cover the Sun-s motions, space weather caused by the Sun, the measuring of time and seasons in our daily lives, and much more.