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Talking Points

Eclipse 2017 is a teachable moment for schoolkids across the United States

Classes celebrate Eclipse 2017 with solar glasses, sun-inspired snacks, and tweets #SolarEclipse2017

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Armed with space-themed snacks, special glasses, and lots of curiosity, students and teachers across the country stepped outside their classrooms for Monday’s spectacular solar eclipse. Whether in the Path of Totality or on the partial-eclipse sidelines, educators took the opportunity to deliver lessons in astronomy and got to see wonder on their students’ bright faces as they watched the rare celestial event unfold.

Here is a sample of 17 tweets from schools around the nation celebrating #SolarEclipse2017.