Virtual Camp 2017 Science Lesson 5: Pinhole Projector for the Solar Eclipse

Lesson 5: Solar Eclipse Action

Date: Aug. 18, 2017

Welcome to Lesson 5 of the Virtual Camp from Metro Parent and Michigan Science Center!

An out-of-this-world event happens Monday, Aug. 21: A total solar eclipse! While it’ll be partial here in Michigan, you can definitely get in on the science sun fun – and check it out safely – with this easy “pinhole projector” experiment. Kick off the astronomy action by watching the video. After that, scroll down a smidge and get your free guide with directions, trivia and resources. To top it off, take the quiz and see what you’ve learned.

1. Watch the experiment

2. Download your free guide

Make your own pinhole projector and learn some seriously illuminating facts about the sun.

3. Take the quiz

Test your science smarts with this short quiz.