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Author Fraknoi, Andrew, author.
Title When the sun goes dark / by Andrew Fraknoi and Dennis Schatz; illustrated by Eric Freeberg.
Pub Info Arlington, VA : National Science Teachers Association, [2017]
©2017
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Edgartown-Children Coll.  J 523.78 FRA     AVAILABLE
 Woods Hole - Children's  J OVERSIZE 523.7 FRA     AVAILABLE
Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, map ; 28 cm
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Audience Age 10-14.
Summary This illustrated book is a fun way to get young astronomers ready for August 2017, when millions of North Americans will have the rare chance to witness a solar eclipse. The book tells how two curious children and their grandparents re-create eclipses in their living room using a lamp, a tennis ball, two Hula Hoops, and Ping-Pong balls. Later, in the backyard and around the house, the family explores safe ways to view a solar eclipse and ponders phenomena from sunspots to phases of the Moon. Written by the authors of NSTA's award-winning book Solar Science, When the Sun Goes Dark gives children and adults hands-on techniques for learning the science behind eclipses of the Sun and Moon. --Publisher
Subject Solar eclipses -- Juvenile literature.
Solar eclipses.
Add Author Schatz, Dennis, author.
Freeberg, Eric, illustrator.
Related To Online version: Fraknoi, Andrew. When the sun goes dark. Arlington, VA : National Science Teachers Association, [2016] 9781681400129 (DLC) 2016025040
ISBN 9781681400112 (print)
1681400111 (print)
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