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NASA eClips™ Team Visits Hampton City Libraries to Promote 2017 Eclipse

Posted on August 7, 2017 - 3:02 PM CDT

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On July 11-12, 2017, the NASA eClips team facilitated outreach at four branches of Hampton City Public Libraries. Hands-on activities focusing on the upcoming total solar eclipse were facilitated with over 350 students. A Hampton University intern, and students from local high school honor societies and the Virginia Governor's School summer program volunteered during the events. Families were encouraged to view the NASA eClips™ videos Launchpad: Solar Eclipse and Our World: The Sun a Real Star to prepare for the upcoming 2017 solar eclipse. These videos can be found at: