The video in this link is very interesting because it shows how a solar eclipse happens. It also explains about the path of the eclipse and how wide it is. It also shows what partial eclipse look like, and what a total eclipse looks like. This eclipse will be the most viewed eclipse with 14 states being able to see it.
This picture is interesting to me because it shows where the path of the eclipse is. Its also shows where the greatest duration and the greatest eclipse.I chose this picture because I can tell that Kentucky has the greatest eclipse and St. Louis has the greatest duration of the eclipse.
A solar eclipse is when the moon is between the sun and the Earth, which is blocking the sun's rays, casting shadows on sections of the Earth. They are also a very rare event. There are 4 types of solar eclipses. There are partial, annual, total, and hybrid solar eclipses. This website explains what a solar eclipse is thoroughly.
The Vancouver Zoo in Canada will have a very good view of the solar eclipse and they are watching out for strange animal behavior. They are mostly watching out for giraffes and zebras because they react easily to stimulus. Cattle will stop whatever they're doing to sit down and prepare to go to sleep because they think it is night time. In 1239 Ristoro d’Arezzo wrote "all the animals and birds were terrified. I think that this article was super interesting because I had no clue that animals reacted that way.
The longest time possible for a total solar eclipse to last is 7 minutes and 32 seconds. However, the longest time for an annular solar eclipse was on January 15, 2010 with a time of 11 minutes and 8 seconds. The longest time that the moon was fully covering the sun was during the solar eclipse on July 22, 2009 with 6 minutes and 39 seconds. Scientists have predicted that there will be 224 solar eclipses in the 21st century. This article states really cool facts about the solar eclipse.