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Pin requirements for Meteors and Meteor Showers may be found here (html) and click here for a printable pdf version.
As part of this project, NASA solar scientist Mitzi Adams and Holy Spirit School teacher Elizabeth Simmons travelled to Zambia, Africa to view the first total solar eclipse of the new millennium. They shared their experiences with Girl Scouts in the Southeastern United States through a live webcast, complete with temperature data and a phone conference during the event. Participants included Girl Scouts from Alabama, Georgia, and Kentucky. If you are interested in the solar eclipse adventure or would like to earn the Eclipses and the Sun pin, check out the links below.
The pin requirements may be found on this page, click here.
This page is for Girl Scout Leaders. Click here.
To test your knowledge (pre-test), click here.
The Solar Flare Diary is located here
The Lunar Phases Diary may be found here.
For a version of the Lunar Phases Diary suitable for younger scouts, click here.
Pick out a group of sunspots and see what happens to them over a number of days by clicking here.
After you've studied a bit, try the post-test. Click here.
To find out more about our trip to Africa, go to this page.
To see other images of the eclipse, go here.
For a comparison of coronae from 1999 and 2001 eclipses, go to this page.
Mitzi Adams will be adding more to this page as time goes on, so keep checking! If you have any questions, write to Mitzi Adams
Funding for this project is through NASA IDEAS grant 216-20-03.
This page last modified on 1 November 2002.