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Teaching Northwest citizen scientists among the many helping track solar eclipse across US

Northwest citizen scientists among the many helping track solar eclipse across US

From Oregon to South Carolina, amateur astronomers will film the Aug. 21 solar eclipse while students — including two Seattle sisters — launch science balloons.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>The Vanishing Sun (Text 4)</u> -- This text is part of a Knowledge Set promoting scientific inquiry as students explore previous beliefs and current understandings about solar eclipses. In this article, the author shares how individuals around the country are planning to help scientists collect data during the upcoming solar eclipse. As students read, encourage them to consider ways that they can engage in scientific investigations during the eclipse.</i>\n<br><br>\n<a href="https://files.activelylearn.com/Teac

Sandi Doughton
The Seattle Times

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did people prepare to observe the solar eclipse on August 21, 2017?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.3 - People & Events

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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