March 25: Solar Eclipse Details

Totality: the view of the sun when a total solar eclipse has arrived.
Credit: NOAA

March 25, 2024: This Week in Small

March 26 Update: Adding THREE Cool Events (2 online; 1 in-person in Minnesota)


Solar Eclipse Livestream Details

“For those not in the path of the solar eclipse on April 8, NSF is hosting an educational livestream featuring scientists who study the sun and the high-tech facilities they use. The livestream will be geared toward school-aged children and is a free resource that teachers can use in their classrooms. Watch NSF’s eclipse livestream here.”

NSF has more details at this post: National Science Foundation prepares activities and educational resources for April’s solar eclipse. There is a live viewing event in Dallas, Texas at the Fair Park Cotton Bowl® Stadium on April 8th at 930 a.m. CDT. Gates open at 830 a.m. CDT.


More #Diversity News and Resources

  • Last week, we mentioned a Mentor-Connect webinar that focused on creating engagement and inclusion in your classroom. Here’s the YouTube recording and details from the Mentor-Connect Library: Strategies to Engage ALL Students in Your Classroom with professors Rodriguez and Belknap. You can now download the PDF to watch alongside the YouTube video.

Image: Totality: the view of the sun when a total solar eclipse has arrived. Credit: NOAA