National Science Teachers Association The Great American Eclipse of 2017

On Monday, August 21, 2017, there will be a total solar eclipse visible in the continental U.S. for the first time in almost 40 years. The spectacular total eclipse will only be visible in a narrow band about 60 miles across, stretching diagonally across the country from Oregon to South Carolina. Everyone in North America located outside the narrow band will see a partial solar eclipse. Register for this web seminar and learn techniques for explaining the eclipse, the science behind it to your students, and ways to observe the eclipse safely in small or large group situations. The program will take place on Thursday, August 10, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm Eastern time.

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Title: The Great American Eclipse of 2017
Target audience: All people interested in science and/or science education
Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. CT / 4:30 p.m. MT / 3:30 p.m. PT
Duration: 90 minutes Note: New users should log in 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time for an introduction to NSTA web seminars.
Presenters: Andrew Fraknoi and Dennis Schatz (authors of Solar Science and When the Sun Goes Dark)


Register Today! to participate in this web seminar. Upon registering you will receive an e-mail confirmation including information about the program and suggested links to visit in preparation of the event. Additional information about the web seminar will be e-mailed to you days before the program.

Each web seminar is a unique, stand-alone, program. Archives of the web seminars and the presenters' PowerPoint presentations will be available through the links on this web page. Learn more about the features of the web seminar and read answers to frequently asked questions from participants.

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