Monthly Archives : December 2016

Teaching about the eclipse

While at the Astrological Society of the Pacific’s Annual Meeting and Eclipse Conference, Elaine Cuyler, Chief Eclipse Officer of Orbit Oregon, met several awesome eclipse educators from Southern Illinois. They’re already teaching kids about the 2017 eclipse – teachers there feel it’s important for kids to be ready in advance because…

The Big Eclipse at NSTA Portland

On December 13, 2016, Posted by , In Eclipse education,Education, With No Comments

At the National Science Teachers’ Association area conference, held November 10-12 in Portland, Oregon, The Big Eclipse booth was a busy place. While there, we met bona fide eclipse experts Dennis Schatz of the Seattle Science Center and Brian Kruse of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. We met science…

Seattle Astronomy Podcast about The Big Eclipse

Orbit Oregon founder, Elaine Cuyler, was interviewed for a podcast by host Greg Scheiderer of Seattle Astronomy. In the podcast, Elaine explains her inspiration for the book, and how she and author Nancy Coffelt are working together to bring science learning to kids. Thanks for the interview, Greg! PS Love…

Eclipse cookies on Pinterest

On December 1, 2016, Posted by , In Education, With No Comments

We eclipse chasers love space-themed cookies, cakes, even galactically cool ice cream! So, we started The Big Eclipse Kitchen Pinterest board to share recipes and ideas.