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Why Do Eclipses Happen? What Is an Eclipse?
Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8
Lesson Time: Less Than 30 Minutes
Solar System Body: Sun, Earth, Earth's Moon
Mission: Apollo (Earth's Moon), Earth Science (Earth), Heliophysics (Sun)
Short Description: Using simple materials, participants create 3D models of the Earth, Moon and Sun and demonstrate solar and lunar eclipses.