Recreate a Solar Eclipse

A solar eclipse happens when the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun. The Moon stops the Sun’s

An image of the Moon crossing over the Sun

Make your own pinhole camera

All of the light we receive on Earth comes from the Sun.

A graphic showing light from the Sun passing through a box and projecting on to a sreen

What Happens During a Solar Eclipse?

A solar eclipse occurs when the Earth and Moon line up with the Sun. The Moon blocks sunlight from reaching Earth.

Photograph of a total solar eclipse