What To Do During The Miami Solar Eclipse, Moms.

I think it’s a pretty awesome thing to be able to see this event, but how can you and your family fully enjoy The Solar Eclipse?

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So what’s this eclipse all about?

This solar eclipse happens for the first time in 38 years and crosses the continental U.S. for the first time in 99 years. Although Miami is outside the Moon’s path of totality (Full coverage of the Sun) we will be able to see a 80% eclipse!

Where to go?

Well thank goodness we got a brand new science museum just in time, because at The Frost Museum you can watch this astronomical event from it’s Science Plaza. Take yo’ kids, take yo’ wife.

On August 21 at 1:25pm- 4:20pm their expert astronomy team will guide you through a safe viewing through solar eclipse viewing glasses and solar telescopes. There will also be a live stream of the NASA Eclipse Megacast as the Moons’ Shadow crosses the U.S.A.

Get ready

➕ Check out this map from NASA for times and areas of the Path of Totality

➕ Check out real time weather of the Path of Totality

➕ Download this free app to see what telescopes in other parts of the country capture during the eclipse.

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Stay safe

Don’t look directly at the sun, even in partial eclipse.

• Get safe glasses at Frost Science Museum or at Warby Parker in Wynwood

• Don’t use regular sunglasses either. Here is why and how to keep the family safe. More on Nasa.gov

• There are lots of fake solar eclipse glasses, here is how to know which ones are approved ISO Certification

Learn

➕ Solar Eclipse Keywords: Luna Umbra, Path of Totality, Diamond Ring, Baily’s Beads, Corona, Totality.

➕ Check out NASA’s Eyes, a 3D simulation desktop application

➕ Record details in this coloring questionnaire for kids. I LOVE THIS ONE 😍

➕ Watch this quick and kid-friendly video explaining this event

➕ Read these story books and activity books below: