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Horizon Academy Eclipse Day

September 12, 2017

Written by Mr. McConnell, Upper Team Instructor Horizon Academy was lucky to be near the path of a total solar eclipse this August. As a science teacher, I have been looking forward to this educational opportunity for a long time. Our earth science textbook, published in 2008, even mentions the 2017 total solar eclipse.   Early in the day, it was raining heavily and I was ready to accept that all our preparation had been for nothing. Then around 11:00, when I was due to give our introductory presentation the sky began to clear. All the students gathered in the black…

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