projector on cart with projection of eclipse on a ball hanging from a cord

Concept Overview:

1. A solar eclipse occurs when the sun is blocked by the moon and a shadow is cast onto the earth.

2. A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon is blocked by the earth and a shadow is cast onto the the moon.

Instructor Procedure

Step(s) to Follow Expected Result
Turn on the projector The image of a partial eclipse will be visible.
Change the location of the ball on string The image of the eclipse will change, similarly to that of a real eclipse.


Astro - 001