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Eclipses Learning Path

By Aoife McDonnell

A selection of resources to guide teachers and students with learning about the eclipse. View individual resource description and suggested uses.
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Animation of an Eclipse Added: 29 Aug 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Simulation

(Flash Required) A clear animation explaining what an eclipse is using visual details. Students can choose to read the description, watch the moon align with the sun pathway to Earth or look at the appearance of the sun from Earth as a moon overshadows the suns rays.

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How it maps to the curriculum


Strand: 2. Earth and Space

Strand unit: 4. Model of Earth-Sun-Moon System

Suggestions for use: Use the animation as a board display in getting students to visualise the formation of an eclipse from the aspect of being on Earth to viewing from outside Earth.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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