My First Solar Eclipse! 17 Eye-Opening Photos of Kids Experiencing Science Along the Path of Totality

By Laura Fay | August 21, 2017

Photo: @TeacherMPC
Armed with space-themed snacks, special glasses, and lots of curiosity, students and teachers across the country stepped outside their classrooms for Monday’s spectacular solar eclipse. Whether in the Path of Totality or on the partial-eclipse sidelines, educators took the opportunity to deliver lessons in astronomy and got to see wonder on their students’ bright faces as they watched the rare celestial event unfold.

Here is a sample of 17 tweets from schools around the nation celebrating #SolarEclipse2017.

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