An eclipse is when the sun is blocked by the moon, and the moon casts a shadow onto Earth.
The next solar eclipse in the USA will be in April, 2024.
.Approximately once every 18 months (on average) a total solar eclipse is visible from some place on the Earth’s surface. Which would average about twice every three years.
There are four different types of solar eclipses. They are Partial eclipse, Annular eclipse, Total Eclipse and Hybrid Eclipse.
We will see a total solar eclipse in April, 2024.
You cannot look at a solar eclipse without special eye wear because it can damage your eyes and cause permanent blindness.
To view a solar eclipse, you need to wear special glasses so your eyes won't get damaged.
One song that can relate is 'Total Eclipse of my Heart' by Bonnie Tyler. I think this because some of the lyrics are '…Once upon a time there was light in my life But now there's only love in the dark Nothing I can say A total eclipse of the heart…'
This is an extra connection because it takes an eclipse and refers it to life.
I chose this because it elaborates on what could happen if you watch an eclipse without taking safety precautions.
I chose this because it showed why this certain eclipse was different than others. It also showed why scientists were watching this one more closely.
I chose this link because it shows the solar eclipses history of what people use to think it was: the end of the world.
I chose this because scientists across the U.S. are set to take advantage of a rare set of conditions on August 21.