Solar eclipses and other natural phenomena: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

No, it really was not, and those scientific displays bring a rich tapestry of beliefs to life throughout the ages. Let’s take a look at how ancient cultures viewed and understood solar eclipses.
Mayan scribes used complex hieroglyphics on parchment to chronicle their findings.

Comprehension questions