Report: "Economic Impact Study of Eclipse Tourism in Cape Girardeau Count, MO - 2017" prepared by David Yaskewich, Ph.D. of the Center for Economic and Business Research, Southeast Missouri State University
Solar Science: Exploring Sunspots, Seasons, Eclipses and More (NSTA Press, 2016; http://www.nsta.org/store/product_detail.aspx?id=10.2505/9781941316078). Co-authored by Dennis Schatz and Andrew Fraknoi, the book includes 45 standards-aligned learning experiences, plus extensive background information about the Sun, Moon, calendar and eclipses. The book is designed for both classroom and out-of-school environments, and includes detailed instructions for the novice, along with suggestions for experienced educators.
The release of the book is especially timely because it will help educators prepare for the August 21, 2017 “All-American” total eclipse of the Sun. The first printing of the book comes with safe solar observing glasses and a 2017 eclipse observing guide that includes all the information you need to (1) safely observe the eclipse, (2) know what will happen in your location, and (3) know where to go to see the total eclipse. A free version of th
Full manual for the Shadows & Silhouettes ToolKit. Hands-on activities on Moon phases, lunar and solar eclipses, transits, and Venus phases. Features NASA's Kepler Mission and provides activities to explore searching for planets orbiting in the habitable zone around other stars. The website includes links to videos show tutorials of many of the activities
Source: NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology
The Missouri Eclipse Task Force is a Missouri state-wide collaboration working together to promote the 2023 and 2024 Solar Eclipses. Treasury functions for the Task Force are handled by the Astronomical Association of Southeast Missouri, a 501(c)3.