Don’t Want to Get Burned by the Solar Eclipse? [Resource Guide]
Are you like me and missed out on buying solar eclipse glasses? Don’t burn your retinas by watching the Solar Eclipse with unprotected eyes! Remember, sunglasses (no matter how dark) won’t protect your eyes. Luckily for my son, his teacher got properly rated safety glasses for the whole class, so they get to watch the solar eclipse at school. I’m pretty jealous!
Since this is something we are unlikely to experience again in our lifetime, I’ve gathered some resources to allow us to safely experience the Solar Eclipse without safety glasses.
Solar Eclipse Resources
Why is a total solar eclipse such a big deal? This video explains why.
The Exploratorium in San Francisco also has a couple techniques to choose from, as well as information on why you need to keep your eyes safely protected.
Here is how to make an easy pinpoint projector using a cereal box (video) from the NASA website.
Here is another solar eclipse viewer option using a shipping tube (video).
Wondering what time the solar eclipse in will happen in your area? This site can help you out! It will also show what percentage of the sun will be obscured by the moon.
Please make sure to protect your eyes and do your research to make sure the method you choose is safe!