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Now you can know the shadow, the shadow of an eclipse. Our Sun provides the light and heat we need to live. But, we can learn a great deal about the Sun, when it's hidden by the enormous shadow of the Moon. Here's how...

Now you can know the shadow, the shadow of an eclipse. Our Sun provides the light and heat we need to live. But, we can learn a great deal about the Sun, when it's hidden by the enormous shadow of the Moon. Here's how...

50 genius STEM activities for kids! So many fun science, technology, engineering and math ideas in one spot. Perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade or second grade.

50 genius STEM activities for kids! So many fun science, technology, engineering and math ideas in one spot. Perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade or second grade.

Facts about the sun-video:  CC Cycle 2 Week 8 Science - doesn't show all the parts but it's a good video.

Facts about the sun-video: CC Cycle 2 Week 8 Science - doesn't show all the parts but it's a good video.

Day and Night and Earth's Rotation- This clip would be a great attention getter to start our first lesson of the unit. Since its a video, students would be more likely to listen and remember the information.

Day and Night and Earth's Rotation- This clip would be a great attention getter to start our first lesson of the unit. Since its a video, students would be more likely to listen and remember the information.

A solar system model you can kick around. As he makes way to his goal, Bill ends up traveling from the Sun to Proxima Centauri. In the next two minutes, it takes seven hours. Hmm...

A solar system model you can kick around. As he makes way to his goal, Bill ends up traveling from the Sun to Proxima Centauri. In the next two minutes, it takes seven hours. Hmm...

Fun Science with Charlie-  the MOON!! Yay im so glad charlie's on pinterest!!

Fun Science with Charlie- the MOON!! Yay im so glad charlie's on pinterest!!

Bill Nye on Earthquakes.  About 23 minutes.  Use to introduce earthquakes at the beginning of a lesson.

Bill Nye on Earthquakes. About 23 minutes. Use to introduce earthquakes at the beginning of a lesson.

Bill Nye the Science Guy  light longer video talking about neon, colors, and light in bubbles

Bill Nye the Science Guy light longer video talking about neon, colors, and light in bubbles

You might feel like you're sitting still, but you're wonderingmoving around a star. Our Earth is a planet, held in an orbit by the pull of a rope... no, wait. It's the pull of gravity. Take this one for a spin.

You might feel like you're sitting still, but you're wonderingmoving around a star. Our Earth is a planet, held in an orbit by the pull of a rope... no, wait. It's the pull of gravity. Take this one for a spin.

This would be a great activity for students to do on the day we cover our lesson on eclipses. After the lesson the students will be able to do this activity in groups to review what they have learned.

This would be a great activity for students to do on the day we cover our lesson on eclipses. After the lesson the students will be able to do this activity in groups to review what they have learned.