Sun  ID: 14229

Sun Time Science: Big Sun, Little Moon

How can the small moon cover up the big Sun? Explore how solar eclipses can happen by using items from your own home in this do it yourself science activity. To do this activity, you will need two objects of similar shape, a bit of space and either someone to hold one object in place or some wall safe tape.

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Susannah Darling (ADNET): Writer
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Susannah Darling (ADNET): Editor
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