Resources for Solar Eclipse happening on April 8

Welcome Star Gazers!

On Monday, April 8, 2024, from 2:00-4:30 p.m., the moon will pass between the Earth and the Sun, casting a shadow on the Earth’s surface. The Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph region will experience a partial eclipse (approximately 99%). It is important to start planning ahead now to be prepared to stay safe during the eclipse

The University of Guelph has provided “What, Why and How” videos for the eclipse, as well as a series of educator’s resources. These are aimed at both educators and the general population who are interested in learning more information and also include links to video materials licensed under creative commons for education that may be of use in the classroom:

As well, WDGPH has provided us with the following information and resources:

We encourage you to read the following safety sheet provided by the government of Ontario. This has been translated to Tigrinya, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Amharic: