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Teaching About the Solar Eclipse:  Articles from The Physics Teacher and the American Journal of Physics





The Physics Teacher Articles

2014 Lunar Eclipse over Fermilab by Martin Murphy. The Physics Teacher 52, 565 (2014); http://doi.org/10.1119/1.4902209

2017 Solar Eclipse by Jay M. Pasachoff. The Physics Teacher 54, 68 (2016); http://doi.org/10.1119/1.4940164

Don't Miss Sunballs During a Solar Eclipse by Baird Dean. The Physics Teacher 54, 259 (2016); http://doi.org/10.1119/1.4947143

In the Shadow of the Moon—An Informative Guide to Solar Eclipses Totality: Eclipses of the Sun by Mark Littman, Ken Willcox, and Edward Pascuzzi. The Physics Teacher 29, 319 (1991); http://doi.org/10.1119/1.2343330

Pinhole Images of the Eclipsing Sun by Thomas B. Greenslade Jr. The Physics Teacher 32, 347 (1994); http://doi.org/10.1119/1.2344030

Tides, Eclipses, and the Densities of the Sun and the Moon by Laurent Hodges. The Physics Teacher 25, 427 (1987); http://doi.org/10.1119/1.2342306

Total Solar Eclipse to Sweep Across Americas by Jay M. Pasachoff. The Physics Teacher 35, 515 (1997); http://doi.org/10.1119/1.2344785

Using the Solar Eclipse to Estimate Earth's Distance from the Moon by Mikolaj Sawicki. The Physics Teacher 34, 232 (1996); http://doi.org/10.1119/1.2344415

Video spectroscopy—Emission, Absorption, and Flash by Donald F. Collins. The Physics Teacher 38, 561 (2000);http://doi.org/10.1119/1.1341951

American Journal of Physics Articles

A Classroom Exercise to Determine the Earth–Moon Distance by E. Roger Cowley. American Journal of Physics 57, 351 (1989); http://doi.org/10.1119/1.16046

Eclipse Pinhole Images by Jay M. Pasachoff. American Journal of Physics 82, 269 (2014); http://doi.org/10.1119/1.4864639

New views of the Solar Wind with the Lambert Function by Steven R. Cranmer. American Journal of Physics 72, 1397 (2004); http://doi.org/10.1119/1.1775242

On Shadow Bands Accompanying Total Solar Eclipses by A. L. Stanford Jr. American Journal of Physics 41, 731 (1973); http://doi.org/10.1119/1.1987351

On Shadow Bands Accompanying Total Solar Eclipses by Richard L. Feldman. American Journal of Physics 42, 1024 (1974); http://doi.org/10.1119/1.1987919

Resource Letter SPh-1: Solar Physics by Jay M. Pasachoff. American Journal of Physics 78, 890 (2010);http://doi.org/10.1119/1.3429977

Resource Letter OSE-1: Observing Solar Eclipses by Jay M. Pasachoff, and Andrew Fraknoi. American Journal of Physics 85, 485 (2017);  http://doi.org/10.1119/1.4985062

The First Three Rungs of the Cosmological Distance Ladder by Kevin Krisciunas, Erika DeBenedictis, Jeremy Steeger, Agnes Bischoff-Kim, Gil Tabak, and Kanika Pasricha. American Journal of Physics 80, 429 (2012);http://doi.org/10.1119/1.3687924

The Solar Corona by Leon Golub, Jay M. Pasachoff, and Raymond N. Smartt. American Journal of Physics 67, 263 (1999);http://doi.org/10.1119/1.19237

Solar Eclipse Predictions by J. Mottmann. American Journal of Physics 48, 626 (1980); http://doi.org/10.1119/1.12038