NASA Space Place: What Is a Solar Eclipse?

A solar eclipse happens when, at just the right moment, the moon passes between the sun and Earth.

Learn all about solar eclipses in this video!



Launched in 1998, NASA Space Place’s mission is to inspire and enrich upper-elementary-aged kids’ learning of space and Earth science online through fun games, hands-on activities, informative articles and engaging short videos.

With material in both English and Spanish and resources for parents and teachers, NASA Space Place has something for everyone.

Science Topics
3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

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