External Links


NASA Eclipse Website
NASA Website dedicated to the 2017 Solar Eclipse.

NASA Eclipse Mapping Website
NASA Website: Google and other maps that show the path of totality across the US. The Google map allows users to click on a US location and it describes the eclipse and the time of the eclipse for that location.

NASA Space Grant National Eclipse Ballooning Project Live Stream
A live stream of the moon’s shadow across the U.S. during the Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017.

Overview of Solar Eclipses
Live Science article providing broad background on Solar Eclipses.

The Best Places to See the 2017 Eclipse
Answers to frequently asked questions about the 2017 Solar Eclipse.

NASA Knows Website 
NASA Knows website of eclipse background information. Also has a photo gallery and other information regarding transits and orbits.

NASA Solar Eclipse Related Videos
Gallery of short videos documenting past and future eclipses, science background, and safe viewing.

Interactive Map
Interactive Map showing the eclipse in different locations.

Earthsky.org 
Lots of information on seeing the eclipse and ways to photograph it.

Historical Perspective on Solar Eclipses
Good resource for Social Studies and History classes from the Great American Eclipse website.

Myths and Superstitions Around Solar Eclipses
Solar eclipses have caused fear, inspired curiosity, and have been associated with myths, legends, and superstitions throughout history. Even today, an eclipse of the Sun is considered a bad omen in many cultures.

“The Eclipse” Short Story
James Fenimore Cooper Short Story “The Eclipse.”

Space Math Lesson from NASA
(Cross-curricular) This lesson covers math questions regarding different measurements of the Moon in its orbit around the Earth and in regards to eclipses.