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by thurston313
Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Great American Solar Eclipse August 21 2017
Topic: CBSAP Solar Eclipse
Replies: 3
Views: 637

CBSAP Solar Eclipse

Just got home from the Pell City Library Great American Solar Eclipse Event. We had a very good turnout of kids and adults. The eclipse was a partial here but it did grow dusky as the sun was covered maybe 92-94%. We could tell the temperature dropped several degrees. The shadows grew long and we sa...
by thurston313
Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar Astronomy Materials Arrived
Replies: 4
Views: 2372

Re: Solar Astronomy Materials Arrived

OK. It worked. My pictures are there. Now I can start uploading my event pictures too. More to come. Thanks, guys. Here's to looking up and Clear Skies!!!
by thurston313
Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar Astronomy Materials Arrived
Replies: 4
Views: 2372

Solar Astronomy Materials Arrived

I wanted to say thanks to fellow CBSAP member, James Ambrister, and his friend at NASA's Goddard Spaceflight Center for the box full of materials on solar astronomy. I am preparing a talk to the students at the Coosa Valley Elementary School along with hand's on with the telescope and other activiti...
by thurston313
Mon Aug 07, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: CBSAP in Action Chocolocco Park Oxford, Alabama
Replies: 3
Views: 570

Re: CBSAP in Action Chocolocco Park Oxford, Alabama

Again, it was great seeing you and seeing your set up for Solar Astronomy. And... yes, I would like to do some Outreach with you sometimes. I talked with the Principal of CVES yesterday and she is going have her teachers call me to help with planning and preparing lesson plans and activities for the...
by thurston313
Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: CBSAP Outreach to 3rd & 4th Graders-?
Replies: 3
Views: 529

Re: CBSAP Outreach to 3rd & 4th Graders-?

Thanks for the info. I too have experience when I was working in Healthcare with teaching adults, MDs, PAs, Nurses, Clinic Staff but... kids are a different story. That is why I asked the question because I know I will need to make it fun for the kids with demonstrations and their involvement. I do ...
by thurston313
Tue Aug 01, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: CBSAP Outreach to 3rd & 4th Graders-?
Replies: 3
Views: 529

CBSAP Outreach to 3rd & 4th Graders-?

"I tho't I'd give you an update. I just got home from Coosa Valley Elementary School and talked to the Principal. She said that she was excited about the donation of the glasses for the students from CBSAP. She told me they had 400 students 1st thru 4th grades. She planned to use the glasses for the...