What Happens During an Eclipse?
Solar and lunar eclipses have been a source of fascination since ancient times. Early cultures created myths to explain what was happening, ranging from animals eating the celestial bodies to the sun leaving the sky in anger. Today, thanks to advancements in science, we understand the principles behind these astronomical events. However, this understanding has not diminished our awe and fascination. Through engaging, age-appropriate text, augmented by informative sidebars and detailed graphic organizers, this volume introduces readers to the science behind solar and lunar eclipses. Stunning full-color photographs also highlight the beauty of these natural phenomena.