You’ve likely heard or seen that a solar eclipse is coming on August 21st. We’ve gathered a few resources together so you can make the most out of this event.
How much of the eclipse will your exact location see? Find out!
Include the kids in the fun. Enjoy this interactive video explaining what a solar eclipse is and then use these resources to have them document their experience. The Mom Creative has some cute printables you can use for the occasion.
Local libraries are hosting viewing events as well as handing out viewing glasses, while supplies last. See if your local library is participating!
Interested in heading to Oregon? Oregon is the first state where you can view the eclipse. Check out the Amtrak travel schedules and make it a weekend adventure. As a reminder, it is going to be very busy. Plan for that. Practice grace and patience!
Interested in more articles about the eclipse, check out these!
As you prepare for this event, don’t forget to brush up on safety tips as well! Never view the Sun with the naked eye or by looking through optical devices such as binoculars or telescopes! Exploratorium outlines a few easy to build viewing devices. Check those out and practice safety at all times.
Just for fun, you can grab one of the new Chocolate-glazed doughnuts from Krispy Kreme to celebrate. They were created for this event. Yum!
Where will you be during the eclipse?