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Eclipses

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Eclipses
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   high interest, readability grades 5 to 7
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.36

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    pinhole, projector, alignment, penumbra, umbra, totally, atmosphere, eclipse, therefore, outer, directly, viewer, sunglasses, especially, gaseous, online
     content words:    Sunglasses DO NOT


Eclipses
By Patti Hutchison
  

1     The sky begins to grow dark, yet it is noon. The sun appears to have a little bite taken out of it. What is going on? You are experiencing a solar eclipse.
 
2     The full moon was bright in the night sky. All of a sudden, a corner appears to be carved out of it. A lunar eclipse is taking place.
 
3     There are eclipses of both the sun and the moon. An eclipse happens when the sun's light is blocked out as either the moon or the Earth passes in front of it. There are both partial and total eclipses. Let's learn more about these awesome events!

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