- For Middle School aged children and families: Get ready for the “Great American” solar eclipse. Find out the science behind this awe-inspiring celestial event with a family-friendly workshop. You can sign-up for a special class from the Library and the Sally Ride Science program at UCSD. “Solar Eclipse Workshop” is offered at five Library locations on Saturday, August 19. You can register for the workshop at www.sallyridescience.com/next.
What causes a solar eclipse to occur?
Why do you need solar viewing glasses?
Where to watch with the Library?
Carmel Valley Library
Paradise Hills Library
|Sky Party||Monday, August 21 at 9:45 a.m.|
|Sky Party + Live Stream||Monday, August 21 at 9:45 a.m.|
|Sunshine Storytime||Monday, August 21 at 10:00 a.m.|
|North University Community Library||Sky Party + Live Stream + Sunshine Storytime||Monday, August 21 at 9:45 a.m.|
Some branches will be showing a live-stream of video from within the path of totality; here is the link we’ll be using if you’d like to view from home: NASA Eclipse Live Stream
Want to know more about the solar system?
The San Diego Public Library would like to thank STAR_Net for donating the viewing glasses that make these Sky Parties possible. STAR_Net is a production of the Space Science Institute's National Center for Interactive Learning (NCIL) in collaboration with the American Library Association, the Lunar and Planetary Institute, and the Afterschool Alliance. Major funding is provided by the National Science Foundation, NASA, and the National Institutes of Health (SEPA).