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2024 Total Solar Eclipse


April 8, 2024 The Next Solar Eclipse

How to Safely View an Eclipse (Pinhole Viewer)

Eclipse Community Preparedness

What is a Solar Eclipse?!

How to Explain an Eclipse to a Kindergartner

What is an Astronomer?

What is a Lunar Eclipse?!

Educational Guides and Activities

Sun, Moon & Shadows: Your Ultimate Eclipse Guide and Activity Companion This free, downloadable, 40-page eclipse guide and activity book was created by WBGU-PBS with funding from an Ohio Learns 360 grant from the Ohio Department of Education and Workforce.

Ohio Learns 360 Solar System Camp Teacher Resources Includes a facilitator's guide with standards-aligned activities and resources for students in grades 3-5. Topics covered include the solar system, the Moon, solar eclipses, satellites and astronauts.

PBS KIDS Solar Eclipse Digital Toolkit from WXXI This digital resource toolkit has been curated by WXXI Education staff. The resources are appropriate for young children and their families in a variety of learning settings.

Eclipse Resources from PBS LearningMedia Tips for using PBS LearningMedia: Search results can be limited by grade level, etc.; create a free account and click on the heart image next to a resource to bookmark/save in your favorites; share resources with students with links or directly to Google Classroom; and visit the help link at the bottom of the PBS LearningMedia website for more information about how to find and share resources. 

Special Events

BGSU Eclipse-Related Events including "WBGU's Eclipse Activities for Kids" on Thursday, February 29 from 5:30-6:15 pm at the Bowling Green State University Planetarium, 217 Life Sciences Building, Bowling Green, OH 43403  Note: Paid hourly parking is available nearby in the parking lots west of the BGSU Union (location). Click here for more details about this special event for families or see the flyer above. 

Other Community Event Information:

Findlay Hancock County: Eclipse Events and Resources

Wapakoneta: Eclipse Events & Resources