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Total Solar Eclipse

Instructions: Watch this video a total solar eclipse over North America and answer the questions based on what you see and hear.

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Online Investigations and Discussion Questions

Use the Internet to find information about the next five solar eclipses to take place somewhere in the world. These can include partial, annular, or total eclipses. When will they happen? Will any of them occur near you?

Questions: [ See Script ]

1. When did the solar eclipse take place?

A. August 19, 2017
B. August 20, 2017
C. August 21, 2017

2. The eclipse will reach totality around ____.

A. 11:33 a.m.
B. 11:34 a.m.
C. 11:35 a.m.

3. The eclipse will last one minute, ___ seconds.

A. 20
B. 30
C. 40

4. You should ________ in preparation for a solar eclipse

A. get appropriate eyewear
B. wear protective clothing
C. get a solar eclipse phone app

5. According to the video, what often happens during a solar eclipse?

A. Animals sometimes act strangely.
B. Temperatures begin to drop.
C. Winds often blow harder.

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