Teaching Resource

Solar and Lunar Eclipse Posters

PDF | 2 pages|Grades: F - 7

A set of two posters with information and diagrams about Solar and Lunar Eclipses.

The diagrams on these posters are not to scale. Along with the labeled diagrams, the posters include the following information:

Solar Eclipse:

A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth. The Moon fully or partially blocks out the Sun, as seen from the Earth.

Lunar Eclipse:

A lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes directly behind the Earth into its umbra (shadow).

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    Janet Sawbridge

    Fantastic – they look great! Thanks for the quick response too.

    Janet Sawbridge · Oct 21st, 2014

    No problem at all Janet!

    · Oct 21st, 2014

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