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South Carolina is the prime location for a total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., coast-to-coast, for the first time since 1918. On Aug. 21, 2017, the eclipse begins near Lincoln City, OR, at 1:15 p.m. Totality ends at 2:48 p.m. near Charleston, SC.
Coverage and Resources
NASA's official website for the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse.
Preparing for the Eclipse
NASA tips for preparing for the Aug. 2017 Total Solar Eclipse.
View the projected path through each state.
Who? What? Where? When? and How?
NASA: Who Can See It? Where Can You See It Best? What Is It?
An Event So Bright, You've Gotta Wear Special Shades
Tips from NASA for viewing the event safely.
The South Carolina State Museum & Planetarium
A special appearance by Gen. Charles Duke, Apollo 16 astronaut, and other activities are planned.
Experience The Total Solar Eclipse In Columbia, SC
Learn about Columbia, SC, activities planned for the weekend of the eclipse.
2017 Eclipse Event Locator
Find local events and NASA broadcast and viewing locations.
Famous South Carolinians
Video conversations with Astronauts Charles Bolden, Charles Duke, and others.
Conversations with Scientists & Astronauts
Scientists & Astronauts answer the questions students most want to know.
Award-winning science, math and technology videos and interactives for grades K-12.
PBS: Crash Course Astronomy
Phil Plait teaches you Astronomy.
PBS: Physics Girl
What's the difference between a solar and lunar eclipse?
NASA: Eclipses and Transits
Eclipses, equinoxes, solstices, full moons, and transits.
SC Department of Education
Total Solar Eclipse Instructional Unit Resources
SCETV Learning Media
Lesson plans and supplementary media provided by SCETV and PBS member stations.
What is an Eclipse?
This lesson is part of the NASA Knows (Grades 5-8) series.
Website for Educators and Students
NASA eclipse resources and supplementary educational curricula.
NASA's Eclipse Kit
Hands-on STEM activities.
NASA Eclipse Visualizations
Visualizations and multimedia products to enhance curricula.
NASA Resources and Downloadables
Resources to enhance your knowledge or observation.
NSO Webseries and Science Writer Workshops
Webcast and workshops each month until August 2017.
An Open Innovation program.