Education and Understanding of Astronomy through Total Solar Eclipses

Hiei, Eijiro and Takahashi, Noritsugu and Iizuka, Yuto (2003) Education and Understanding of Astronomy through Total Solar Eclipses. In: IAU 8th Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting, ASP Conference Series Vol 289. Astronomy Society of the Pacific, pp. 137-143.


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A total solar eclipse has a great impact on ppeople, and hence there are very old historic records in China, Mesopotamia, etc. The impact still does not change in present times, and inspires wonder in us. The spectacular and magnificent event at a total solar eclipse appeals to our scientific thinking and sensitive feelings. Every one thinks about what nature is. A total solar eclipse is therefore a good and effective opportunity for education and understanding of astronomy.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
Depositing User: Dr Michael Fitzgerald
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2018 22:06
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2018 09:26

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