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written by Ron Hipschman
published by the Exploratorium
This Exploratorium site presents a hands-on activity for safely observing a solar eclipse with a pinhole viewer made from everyday supplies.  The site provides step-by-step instructions, clarified by a series of photos.  There's also an alternative design for a quick and easy viewer.
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- Solar System
- The Sun
- Informal Education
- Middle School
- High School
- Instructional Material
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Keyword: pinhole projector
Record Creator: Metadata instance created October 2, 2006 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Aug 02, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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R. Hipschman, (Exploratorium, San Francisco, 1998), WWW Document, (
R. Hipschman, How to View an Eclipse, (Exploratorium, San Francisco, 1998), <>.
APA Format
Hipschman, R. (2006, October 4). How to View an Eclipse. Retrieved September 19, 2021, from Exploratorium:
Chicago Format
Hipschman, Ron. How to View an Eclipse. San Francisco: Exploratorium, October 4, 2006. (accessed 19 September 2021).
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Hipschman, Ron. How to View an Eclipse. San Francisco: Exploratorium, 1998. 4 Oct. 2006. 19 Sep. 2021 <>.
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